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mariz

28 yr old with acne

I can't believe I am still getting breakouts! I broke out when I was 25 really bad out of nowhere...went to the derm, was put on facial topicals and doxy...my skin cleared up in a few months..and i slowly stopped all the derm products, and used proactiv. My skin was completely normal since then, and then boom...a few months ago after stressful events my skin started to freak out again. I'm 28?!?! Isn't this stuff supposed to die down by now?! I was getting facials when my breakouts were happening and even my facial lady was commenting on how I was breaking out more than ever etc... Anyway, now I have soo many leftover marks from pimples, a few cysts, and I am definitely unhappy with how my skin looks, I want my skin back!

I broke down I decided to go to the derm last week. He gave me doxy again, along with duac topical gel...its only been about 5 days and I don't see any improvements really, but it hasn't gotten worse either. I went out and got purpose facial cleanser today, i was using nuetro acne wash but felt that it might be too drying along with the derm products.

Anyone have luck with duac in the past?? I really hope my skin started to clear up a bit more this week, I have a wedding this weekend..and i am a bridesmaid! ugh.

ok i just i needed to vent!

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I can't believe I am still getting breakouts! I broke out when I was 25 really bad out of nowhere...went to the derm, was put on facial topicals and doxy...my skin cleared up in a few months..and i slowly stopped all the derm products, and used proactiv. My skin was completely normal since then, and then boom...a few months ago after stressful events my skin started to freak out again. I'm 28?!?! Isn't this stuff supposed to die down by now?! I was getting facials when my breakouts were happening and even my facial lady was commenting on how I was breaking out more than ever etc... Anyway, now I have soo many leftover marks from pimples, a few cysts, and I am definitely unhappy with how my skin looks, I want my skin back!

I broke down I decided to go to the derm last week. He gave me doxy again, along with duac topical gel...its only been about 5 days and I don't see any improvements really, but it hasn't gotten worse either. I went out and got purpose facial cleanser today, i was using nuetro acne wash but felt that it might be too drying along with the derm products.

Anyone have luck with duac in the past?? I really hope my skin started to clear up a bit more this week, I have a wedding this weekend..and i am a bridesmaid! ugh.

ok i just i needed to vent!

I'm sorry I feel for you. I'm 27 and still have horrid skin I can't stand it! You're not the only one. Personally I tried duac and didn't like it. I don't think it worked at all. I'llkeep my fingers crossed for you though! :)

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I can't believe I am still getting breakouts! I broke out when I was 25 really bad out of nowhere...went to the derm, was put on facial topicals and doxy...my skin cleared up in a few months..and i slowly stopped all the derm products, and used proactiv. My skin was completely normal since then, and then boom...a few months ago after stressful events my skin started to freak out again. I'm 28?!?! Isn't this stuff supposed to die down by now?! I was getting facials when my breakouts were happening and even my facial lady was commenting on how I was breaking out more than ever etc... Anyway, now I have soo many leftover marks from pimples, a few cysts, and I am definitely unhappy with how my skin looks, I want my skin back!

I broke down I decided to go to the derm last week. He gave me doxy again, along with duac topical gel...its only been about 5 days and I don't see any improvements really, but it hasn't gotten worse either. I went out and got purpose facial cleanser today, i was using nuetro acne wash but felt that it might be too drying along with the derm products.

Anyone have luck with duac in the past?? I really hope my skin started to clear up a bit more this week, I have a wedding this weekend..and i am a bridesmaid! ugh.

ok i just i needed to vent!

I feel your pain! I am 27 about to be 28 in 3 months and I thought that this should be over by now but for some reason I started breaking out about 4 months ago really bad like never before! Since the breakout I have used Pro-Active, had frequent facials, bought this really expensive face wash from my facialist, and bought the book "Acne Free in 3 Days" along with his skin care line Ginale. I am totally at my wits end!! I just came across this website 3 days ago and ordered the Regimen, I am feeling very hopeful and think this will be the end of my journey.

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thanks Trisha and ckko!

its been about 3 weeks!

I think the duac helped dry things out...maybe a purge process after a week..things coming to a head, but disappearing really fast..which wasn't bad at all, considering i wasn't clear anyway.

Things are clear now, just marks, and some stubborn jawline things that are on its way out...but skin is uneven UGH...so i got prescribed taz to use at night..

I have used it before with good results, so I am hoping for the same!

patience!!! sigh...

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hey buddy glad to hear things are looking up for you.. im 25 and i have started getting cysts about 2-3 at a time and the doc has put me on Epiduo which I dont know if I should really use but I dont think I have much to lose. just wanted to post and let you know youre not the only mid 20's guy whos pissed off and not going to take it anymore!!

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