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1 St Day Back On Spiro



I suffered from acne since I was 11 years old and I'm now 21 . My acne has been pretty mild until I left my country for the U.S to study. I started breaking out on my forehead with huge cysts and pustules. It calmed down when I change ny diet but the acne never entirely subsided . I had now blackheads and whiteheads that would never leave . I tried almost everything oxy clinical clean and clear neutrogena vitamin c serum glycolic acid dead sea salt baking soda proactiv panoxyl ambi spearmint tea msm ( which made me break out really bad ) zinc multivitamin antibiotic bactrim ( found out I'm allergic to sulfate drugs ) steroids . I decided to go to the derm because o was frustrated and he prescribed me with spironolactone. I tried it for a week and stop since I knew I would drink a lot while on vacation so now I'm back and can' t wait to start. I should note that I started on 25 mg and upped to 50 after 2 days but it gave me heart palpitations so I'm going slow now. I do not have Pcos but I have hisurtism( great amount on hair on legs chest stomach and some on upper lip and chin. ) I have great muscula mass I'm muscular even without working out . I have oily skin and obviously acne . I'm hoping spironolactone will help me achieve clear skin.I will give it a good 6 months and see what happens. I wish to me and everyone on this forum clear skin. No need to detail how much acne sucks and ruin your life. I will post picture once I figure out how to. Thanks for reading

Current regimen :

Wash face with 3% sulfur soap

Moisturize with devita sunscreen moisturiser spf 30

Lactic acid peel every 2 weeks and Oil cleansing method with olive oil 1x week


Thanks for that info, ill switch to jojoba oil or something non comedogenic . It's been 4 days now and everything is going well. Less oil and less whiteheads only a few on my left and right cheeks. I have no side effects whatsoever even when drinking alcohol. Right now I'm thinking about adding retin a and hydroquinone 4% to my regimen because I have some serious Pih but ill probably wait a week or two . If anyone knows how to post picture please tell me . Thank you .

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Day 10 of Spiro and my skin feels awesome ! Seriously, especially after doing an ocm with olive oil. I have no acne nothing just one tiny pimple on my chin. I'm now working on the dark marks . Skin feels great now I got to get it to look great . I purchased tazorac and retin a and hq 4%off alldaychemist and I have to wait 2 weeks for the products to get it here . Meanwhile I continue with my lactic acid peel and vitamin c serum. I really wanna post pics , anyone to show me how ? Thanks

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