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Two Month update post Dr visit

I have completed my second month of 40mg a day Claravis.  I still struggle with dry skin, however there seems to be a balance going on.  I can keep it somewhat under control as long as I drink a lot of water each day (100-120 ounces).  I keep track either on a note pad at home or using my phone.  I try to get 50 ounces in by lunch.  It can be hard on busy days, and it makes for frequent trips to the restroom which is also an inconvenience.  I truly dislike using public restrooms!   My scalp dry

Kelluvsvm

Kelluvsvm

08/10/16

 

Almost one month down

Just about done with my first month.  I saw the Dr. today, labs are good and the dose will remain at 40mg/day at least for the next month. I am getting some cystic outbreaks in random places of my face that I did not have acne prior to accutane.  NOTHING horrible.  If these outbreaks continue then my dose will be increased at my next monthly check up.   Since my last post I have experienced these symptoms:  migraine on one occasion dryness increasing on skin, decreasing on scalp dry eyes, so

Kelluvsvm

Kelluvsvm

07/13/16

 

the start of my journey to clear skin

I am a 34 yr old female who has experienced acne, mostly cystic, since my late teens.  I have been on and off birth control and antibiotics and tried just about every topical RX treatment there is.  I don't tolerate birth control well, as it makes me so nauseated and emotional and gives me terrible migraines. In the past two years my acne has been less treatable, and I have felt more concerned about the time I have spent on antibiotics.  Although my acne is considered mild to most people, I feel

Kelluvsvm

Kelluvsvm

06/30/16

 

dosage

I forgot to add in my first post that I was started on 40mg/day. I am 5'4'' and 107 lbs.  I was actually hoping my Dr would start me on a lighter dose, but he has been doing this for 20 years so I was not about to argue    Day 11 today and nothing really to update.  The dry scalp is probably my biggest complaint if I had to give one.  It is on the verge of embarrassing.  Lots of flakes, and I am washing my hair every 3rd day which is about as far as I can go.  Treating my scalp with the Jojoba

Kelluvsvm

Kelluvsvm

06/28/16

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