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Day 24

Hey guys, so I'm now on Day 24 of my treatment. My skin has completely cleared up, but I'm suffering from side effects.  I already suffer from some anxiety, and this drug has definitely made it worse. I have missing school due to my anxiety, and when I do go, I blush when people talk to me. And I'm not just talking about a little redness in my cheeks.. My whole entire face turns bright red (like a tomato). It gives me panic, so I've started to say something about it when it happens, (like "ug

fireflowers

fireflowers

01/30/17

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02/01/17

 

Day 12

Ok, so now I'm on Day 12, and it's going okay.. I've had really dry lips, which I'm constantly putting Auquaphor on, which has given my mouth a slimy feeling. I think it's the Aquaphor getting into my mouth and coating it... I've also had some facial flushing. I already have some blushing from Social Anxiety, but the accutane has definitely made it worse oh well. I try to not let it affect me/my mood, and if it happens, I make sure to tell myself that it does't matter and in 10 years no on

fireflowers

fireflowers

01/13/17

 

Day 5

Hey guys! So I've started Isotretinoin. 40mg/day for 5 months, but my dermatologist may bump it up to 60mg/day. I'm taking Myorisan. I've had moderate but persistent acne for the past 4 years... started out on my forehead and moved down to my cheeks and jaw/chin. I used to use benzoyl peroxide/ salicylic acid, and it worked at first, but then it came back. Then I had a dermatologist do Blue Light (bacteria killing lasers) which didn't do much. I then went on spironolactone (25mg, 2x a day) which

fireflowers

fireflowers

01/06/17

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03/03/17

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