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Acne Rant - Accutane Day 81

I just need to post a bit to get it off my chest - the scars on my face are driving me MAD!!!!!!!! I just had to do my makeup outside, in sunny, natural light, where I NEVER look at my skin too closely, and I want to shrivel up and die. Honestly, I don't even do my makeup much anymore because it's somehow less depressing, if that makes sense? The thing is, all this has only happened within the past year, my skin was totally normal - not perfect, but normal - before last Fall.

Mrs RK

Mrs RK

07/28/13

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07/29/13

 

Accutane Day 75

Hello internet, I guess today I am halfway through month 3. There were a few days last week when I had no actives, but then I got two, one on each cheek I have been really good at leaving them alone though, so right now they are just red marks, healing. If it weren't for that, I would have no actives. Just a lot of scars and redness. So I'm pretty happy about that. Definitely seeing progress. I am able to go out with just a bit of cover-up on the worst parts of my cheek, where there are

Mrs RK

Mrs RK

07/23/13

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07/28/13

 

Accutane Day 51

I haven't been able to write for a while as I was on vacation. I bumped my dosage up to 30 mg for the second month, so I have been on that for about 20 days now. I will be seeing my dermatologist next week and I want to go up to 60 mg a day, which would be about my max, and would mean I could finish my cumulative dose by October. I know that low dosing provides less symptoms, but I do NOT want to be on this stuff for a whole year. We want to get pregnant next year, so... The

Mrs RK

Mrs RK

06/28/13

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07/05/13

 

Day 22

Hey! (If there's anyone actually reading this!) Thanks for the comment Tristan, you must be so excited to start your treatment. I am really lucky, I got to start the day after seeing the derm. I did a pregnancy test and all my blood tests 15 minutes after seeing him, and within an hour I was out the door with my prescription! Don't have to deal with iPledge crap where I live, but I do have to see my derm once a month. I am leaving for a 3 1/2 week vacation back to Canada, so I saw m

Mrs RK

Mrs RK

05/30/13

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05/31/13

 

Accutane Day 11

Hey all This is my first time posting on acne.org, but I have been obsessively reading the forums for a while now. Brief skin history: - I am 23, and I have never had any major skin problems until this year. I never had perfect skin, bumpy forehead, some blackheads, a zit here and there, but nothing like what started 9 months ago - My skin started flaring up last August, and when I moved to a tropical climate (the Carribean), it continued to get worse. - I went

Mrs RK

Mrs RK

05/19/13

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05/19/13

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