Day 17: Two and a half weeks into the first month of treatment!
I feel that I have finally gotten past the initial excitement/apprehension of starting this major medication.
As far as side effects - I tend to have blood in my nose - but not an actual bloody nose. I have very little dry/peeling skin on my face - and is usually on my chin or under my nose area. Besides my scalp being itchy - I think that more hair has been falling out- which really scares me. I have rather fine hair - and
It is 1201am - so officially it would be considered day 11 for me.... and it is officially the weekend!!!!!
I don't have much to complain about today as my skin did not act up - nothing really new on my face - just four spots of concern that I have been working on all week (and a new one trying to emerge on the right cheek by the ear). The explosion of new pimples that I got at the beginning of the week have mainly been treated. My skin really simmered down today and I was somewhat impressed
So I woke up this morning, somewhat surprised - after scrutinizing my face in the mirror - there was no new activity...
By the time I got home around 5:30ish - I studied my face in the mirror- WHOA! My skin was like an oil slick and there were about eight of those tiny whitehead pimples that you can never get rid of right away and they keep coming back for days - they are on my chin, under my nose, and on my lower cheeks...
My scalp has been itchy all day too.... guess I need t
I started Claravis/40 mg per day on May 11th, so this is my 6th day of treatment, almost the end of week one... I have been experiencing both apprehension and excitement since taking the medication. On one hand, there is the potential to finally have clear skin, but on the other hand, there are so many possible side effects.
I'm very glad that I found this message board, so I can share my experience and read about others.
I'm 25 years old, and had beautiful skin when I was a teenager - how