So last night I began to use the Retin a .1% and the Solodyn. Pimple wise, I have a small one on my forehead, and cheek, with some older ones on my cheek, and a big cyst on my chin. Cysts are the worst because they are so painful. I am trying to stay positive. I got to thinking though, how long am I going to have to deal with this? Switching creams and what not? It is so tiring. I am pondering Accutane. I have an appointment in three weeks. I will see how these new changes work, and then I will decide from there!
Day 1. So I have been clear for a long time on retin a .04, oracea, ortho cyclen, and duac. I stopped taking oracea for two weeks, and my skin went crazy. I promptly returned to taking it, but I am at week 5 and my skin is bad. I have decided to switch to solodyn and retin a 1%. I have a dermo appt in 3 weeks so I will see what happens until then. My skin is irritated because I put gobs of duac and retina a micro .04 on them. I am going to use pea sized amounts of 1% and duac from now on. I will keep you updated.