I just went to the derm on an emergency appointment, i feel defeated. All this crap I've been taking for half my life and still i have crappy blotchy oily skin, cysts on my neck and chin and woke up today with tons of tiny red bumps on my forehead and nose. I'm waving the white flag, I start Accutane (Clarivis or whatever) on Wednesday. At 32 this shouldn't be happening. Diets, supplements and all the other garbage I've tried has sort of tamed the acne but its only tamer, not corrected. Thi
Dear Saint Nick -
Thank you so very much for the unexpected gift you implanted in my forhead last night. You shouldn't have, it's way too much. Boy, you really pulled that out of nowhere. And I got you nothing, now I feel like a real grinch. Like rudolph I'll be able to light the way to all my christmas parties tonight. All my friends and family will be SO jealous when they see what you brought me, can't wait to show it off!
At 31 you would think that what other people think about you wouldn't and shouldn't really matter all that much.
One last look in the rear view, a small whimpy sigh and i was headed into the danger zone, work. I had done some damage to a smallish bump next to my nose this morning (why i think attempting to pop a zit will make one of these bad boys more appealing is beyond me) and I felt like i was walking through the cubicle village with a bullseye on my face. Avoiding eye contact, slithe
Ugh, been lurking on these boards for years trying to find that magic solution to my ongoing struggle with acne. I've come up with nothing, obviously.
A little about myself, i'm a 31 year old male, just moved to a new city a few months back for a job. I have had some form of acne since I was 15, so more than half my life. I was on accutane when I was 18 and it worked somewhat, but I still broke out after I finished. Prior to accutane I tried antibiotics and topicals prescribed by a derm. I d