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Accutane Week 5: Day 1

So... Had my dermatology appointment this morning. Saw the Dermatology Nurse Specialist, filled in the sheet basically asking how I've been over the past 4 weeks (wellbeing/state of mind/side effects etc). Nothing I'm experiencing is out of the ordinary apparently. I also asked her about some lower back pain I'm having. Well more of a dull ache in general but some discomfort when moving and exercising, which hasn't gotten better at all in the past week but I can feel it there ALL the tim

KittyKat1000

KittyKat1000

04/19/12

 

Accutane Week 4 : Day 2

Hey all, Well It's been just over a week or so since my last blog... lets starts with the negatives... .. My IB has just been pants!! When I run my fingers over my face all I an feel is uneven and bumpy skin - it's bloody awful. Still getting big and very uncomfortable cysts under the skin (in places that I've not had before too) - in the past week or so I've had about 10/11 cysts. Aswell, I seem to have an big outbreak or tiny spots all over my face - you cant really see them unless

KittyKat1000

KittyKat1000

04/14/12

 

Accutance Week 2 / Day 8

OK - just a quick post - My head is mega itchy!! Sounds horrid doesn't it. No dandruff just a weird itchy feeling that started at the crown and is sort of working it's way out and over my head and neck. Having read a few posts on here I think it is definitely due to the accutane. Hopefully it wont last too long it's just annoying more than anything - but on the plus side at least it means the drug is starting to get in my system which means it's closer to getting down to business! My

KittyKat1000

KittyKat1000

03/29/12

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03/30/12

 

Accutane Week 1 : Day 6

Feeling a bit low and emotional today - not sure why as the sun is out and I've been feeling pretty good for a while. Am sure it's just everyday cycles of ups and downs but worth noting none the less as no specific trigger for it.

KittyKat1000

KittyKat1000

03/27/12

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03/27/12

 

Accutane Week 1 : Day 5.

Ok, so following on from my introduction....http://www.acne.org/...__fromsearch__1 ...This is my first blog entry detailing my accutane journey. My starting dose is 40mg and it's day 5. To be honest not that much to report. There are no major changes in my skin.. The oily-ness is still the same but there are no more spots than there were already so so far no initial breakout (IB) though I am preparing myself for it. I have however, begun to experience my lips getting very slightly dri

KittyKat1000

KittyKat1000

03/26/12

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