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Week 2

Friday February 23, 2018.  Today is day 17 of treatment.  This past week I feel like I've noticed more of an effect.  My lips are significantly drier than normal, it's not just the winter air.  But so far if I keep up with aquaphor and lip balm that is enough to keep my lips happy.  I've also noticed the skin on my face getting drier.  Around the corners of my nose almost got to the point of peeling before I realized I need to be applying moisturizer more.  So obviously the oiliness I mentioned

EmBart

EmBart

02/24/18

 

Week 1

Tuesday February 13, 2018.  Finished my first week of accutane.  Forgot to mention I am taking 40mg once daily and I am a ~130lb female.  Haven't really noticed any side effects yet.  My skin has been surprisingly oily to me.  I don't know if it's a reaction resisting the accutane or related to me ending my other acne treatments (BP, retinA, minocycline).  Or maybe i'm just overanalyzing it.  Hard to tell.  I also have been getting very itchy lately in random isolated spots.  I am taking preempt

EmBart

EmBart

02/14/18

 

Day 1-Baseline

Wednesday February 7, 2018. Just took my first isotrentinoin pill earlier this evening.  My derm told me to take it with dairy or fatty foods so i'm taking this opportunity to drink even more chocolate milk than normal.  At the moment my skin is pretty good.  Makes me feel kinda dumb for starting the most intense acne treatment on the market, but I know otherwise I would get another outbreak in a few weeks especially since I stopped doxycycline almost a week ago now.  My skin is regularly quite

EmBart

EmBart

02/08/18

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