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Day 8



Well I have been on Isotretinoin 30mg for 8 days now, and my skin is the worse it has ever been in my life. Yesterday I woke up with a bunch of cystic white heads and this morning I woke up with even more! Luckily my lips arent chapped at all (Waxelene is a life saver!), but my face is dry and flakey. I can constantly feel the sore cysts on my chin... as if I need a constant reminder of how awful I look. I was doing some research and found that those who are on lower dosages often have to go on a second cycle of accutane. I am going to my dermatologist in three weeks and going to try and talk her into upping my dosage... no way can I go through this again! I have several vacations coming up in July and I am hoping that my skin is looking better by then. Please let me know when your skin started to clear up! I need some hope lol

P.S. If you have DRY LIPS go to CVS and purchase WAXELENE!!! It is AMAZING!


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Hey. So I have been on Isotretinoin for about a month and a half now and I'm completely amazed at how much my skin has changed. I had a really bad initial break out for the first month and I was very worried about scaring. Now however, my skin looks so much smoother, my pores have shrunk, and I have no new acne on my face. I do still have red spots from scaring acne, but I'm hoping that the red spots will fade in time. I have received comments at work that my face looks younger. At month 2.5 I am now very happy with the results thus far. It will be rough at first, but in time things will improve! Best of luck!

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Are you at 1.5 months or 2.5 months? Sorry, a little confused.

I am on day 10 now and every morning I wake up and have about 8 more white heads. I never hated how I look, but now I hate myself every time I look in the mirror. On days I don't work I am just sitting at home embarrassed to go out. It is so frustrating. I am only getting acne on my chin/around my mouth. Did you find that you broke out in one specific area? I am praying that come July my skin is clearer.

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