Jump to content
Acne.org
Search In
Find results that contain...
Find results in...
  • entries
    5
  • comments
    0
  • views
    2506

Adult Acne Aged 29 Pre Roaccutane Treatment

Mannzee

173 views

Hi My name is Zoe and i am 2 Weeks away from starting another course of Roaccutane.

I have suffered from Acne since the age of 14-15 and i took a course of Roaccutane at 20 which helped for a couple of years, since then then my Acne has varied in harshness from not too bad to its current state - pretty bad, i'd say my face is currently 50-69% covered in acne .

Some weeks these are little puss filled spots some days they are larger and feel like a pea under the skin, some days they itch some days they hurt and the one's around my eye area give me headaches.

Also the one place i have never had the Acne is my forehead and now their even popping up there, I stopped taking the oral contraceptive to see if that made any difference - it didn't and have now 4 weeks ago gone back on Dianette (this is a contraceptive designed to help acne as well as provide contaception) as i said it's only been for weeks but its made no improvement so far to my skin :( but this is a requirement in England if you wish to take Roaccutane that you are also on the pill.

I went to the dermatoligist at the Hospital to enquire about Microdermibrasion but was told that was more to eliminate my scars then to treat the acne itself and a course of Roacccutane was needed.

I have to take 4 months worth - which i know from previous experience may well increase my Acne until the course is finished.

I will afterwards if all goes well have light to medium chemical peels to get rid of my scars which i've been told may take approx 6 treatments at £60 each (ish)

This Blog may help anyone considering a course of Roaccutane ? it may not but i thought i would give this Blog thing a Go - Note down my reactions to this treatment and feelings any improvements etc

Thanks for reading this

Mannzee xx :doubt:



0 Comments


Recommended Comments

There are no comments to display.

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Add a comment...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Personalized Advice Quiz - All of Acne.org in just a few minutes

×