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LAURAASHLEY

Acne relapse 4 month wait to see derm

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Hi All

Im new to forum so forgive me if Ive posted in the wrong place.

Ive suffered with acne for 15 years. Ive tried antibiotics topical creams birth control and roaccutane.

Roaccutane had the best result and for two years i had clear skin. Ive now relapsed and can see the acne taking hold again. I have a four month wait to see a dermatologist at nhs and Im really worried things will get worse in that time.

I get it in my scalp on face arms shoulders and back occasionally om my chest. Some are small pimples others are cystic.

I notice that i feel like I am over producing oil.

Can anyone suggest anything to get me through the next 4 months. Im dreading spring as I end up in long sleeve tops and generally my confidence gets really low at the moment as soon as i wake up Iam aware of it..

Im happy to try most things and my gut feeling is if I could get on roaccutane tomorrow it would be a godsend! Ive considered paying private for a dermatologist to speed things up so providing I dont find anything new from yoursleves this may be my only solution. 

thanks in advance for any advice and help

Laura
 

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