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4Th Week Of Accutane

Hey guys! So I am almost done my 4th week of accutane. My lips have become A LOT dryer and so has my nose. To fix the dry skin around my mouth which I mentioned on my other post I just started using a moisturiser by vichy. I only apply it around the dry areas because it does contain oil and I hav eoily skin, which is a big no no. My acne isnt much better. I still have pimples on my face quite frequently and when they come they are in clusters of 2-3 and they are a bit small, but cystic. K
 

Accutane First Week

Hey guys! I just wanted to post an update on Accutane. I just started taking the meds this week and I am super excited!!!! I am on a dose of 40 mg a day, which I only take on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. So I have only taken 3 pills, but omg the dryness really kicks in. Almost immediately my face started to start flaking and peeling. I look like I'm 60 years old with all the dry skin. I tend to get dry areas around my mouth and nose and around my nose. With the Accutane, I have dry skin pretty

AcneSufferer5

AcneSufferer5

09/28/13

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09/29/13

 

Accutane & Thyroids

Hey guys! So I just came back from my derm and apparently their was a fluctuation in my thyroids results from my blood tests. The one I took July 16 showed that my thyroid levels were normal (1.82), but the one i took yesterday showed that my thyroid levels had gone extremely up (5.83). My derm said it was very bizarre for my levels to have changed so rapidly, because normally any thyroid changes would occur over many years, not weeks. So he said it might have been a fluke by the blood la
 

My Story

Hey guys! I just want to start off by introducing myself. I am a 17 year old girl and I have been dealing with acne since I was in Junior High (grade 7). In the start, my skin was actually pretty great. I would get 1 pimple a month just around my time of month and then for the rest of the time i'd be 100% clear. I also would not have any dark spots/hyperpigmentation left after my acne. In grade 8 I started getting more than 1 pimple, which at the time was a huge deal for me. So, I went to

AcneSufferer5

AcneSufferer5

08/05/13

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08/06/13

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