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I SERIOUSLY THINK THIS IS GENETICS

I seriously have a problem with moderate to severe acne. It seems like everytime the weather changes, I break out and once i do, it doesnt go away for a couple of months! I woudl get 2-3 cysts on my left cheek and when that is starting to go away, there would be 2-3 cysts/ nodules on my other cheek. This has been happening back and fourth for 2 years now! I hate all the red marks on my cheeks and its impacted my social life greatly!

I really think this is due to genetics because my mom told me that my dad had acne when he was young. Also, i have 6 cousins that are all from my dads side and they are all boys. Guess what?? Each and every one of them have or had acne. Out of the 7 of us, only 1 cured it completely by going on accutane. The other 6 is still constantly facing break outs and all that stuff. Id o not seem to get many regular pimples because most of my are cysts/ nodules. I really want to go on accutane but my damn derm is such a big baby. He gave me this BS analogy how some people like to go in a fight with fists while others like to go into a fight with guns. The people fighitng with fists will be less harmed as compared to the people fighting with guns. I guess hes talking about the side effects but I do not care. I've tried erythomycin with BP and tazorac and differin, and 3 different types of anti- biotics. The only thing that workd for me was to get gycolic peels every 6 months. That would clear me up almost completely, but once the WEATHER changes again from either hot to cold or cold to hot, i start getting bad cysts and nodules. Should I change my derm or just wait it out? He says its most likely my hormones swinging up and down, and said that i will get over it in a couple years.

I DEFINITELY DO NOT WANT TO WAIT A COUPLE MORE YEARS BECAUSE MY FACE WILL BE SCARRED EVEN WORSE! WHAT SHOULD I DO EVERYONE???

20

MALE

NEVER EVER HAD PIMPLES UNTIL I TURNED 17 ( EXACTLY THE SAME FOR MY COUSINS, NONE OF THEM HAD PIMPLES UNTIL THEY TURNED 17 or 18)

Any kind of response would be greatly appreciated!

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If u really want to go on Accutane just switch Derms untill u find one that will prescribe u it. Theres always a Derm that would prescribe Accutane to someone with a a couple of pimples while others wont prescribe it to someone with cysts and nodules. So just keep looking for a Derm that'll prescribe you it. I would stop wastig my time with antibiotics and other meds. Or you can try the B5 method, cuz its worked great for me I only get a few pimples now compared to having 20 or so before I tried it. If you have ne other questions just let me know....

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Genetics does have a lot to do with it.

I'm probably not going to have children just because I don't want to give them my horrible skin genes.....

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Genetics does have a lot to do with it.

I'm probably not going to have children just because I don't want to give them my horrible skin genes.....

well there are much worse things out there than having bad skin...just use all the knowledge u learn in your lifetime to help them, assuming u have them, have a good life

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