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2nd Month: Not so pretty

Eek! It's embarrassing to put this one up but I'm doing this just to let everyone who has bad acne like me that you're not alone!

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2nd month on Accutane

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    Hey are u vietnamese?? cos i am vietnamese too. Just want to let u know that I'm checking your progress and giving u my moral support. Be strong!! ( I know u are :D cos i can see it from ur post ). My acne looks very much like yours, I also got huge cysts from time to time but they pop up mostly on my jawlines. Actually I just got a cortisone shot from my derm to flatten it up. Well honestly comparing those pics of yours I can see quite an improvement you're making already. At least the huge cyst is not that inflamed anymore and it's obvious that other zits on ur cheeks look like they're flattening up, they dont look like nodules or bumps to me, just like flat red marks. So just be happy cos i believe accutane will be clearing you up in no time at all. All the best. :D

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    Hey are u vietnamese?? cos i am vietnamese too. Just want to let u know that I'm checking your progress and giving u my moral support. Be strong!! ( I know u are :D cos i can see it from ur post ). My acne looks very much like yours, I also got huge cysts from time to time but they pop up mostly on my jawlines. Actually I just got a cortisone shot from my derm to flatten it up. Well honestly comparing those pics of yours I can see quite an improvement you're making already. At least the huge cyst is not that inflamed anymore and it's obvious that other zits on ur cheeks look like they're flattening up, they dont look like nodules or bumps to me, just like flat red marks. So just be happy cos i believe accutane will be clearing you up in no time at all. All the best. :D

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    yes accutane did work for me :D wait for 3 month and you will see the difference. I'm on low dose btw. good luck! i'm on my forth month now. sorry for my english.

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    Accutane will work wonders for you. It was depressing at first cause it purged out all your clogged pores. But its the strongest wonder drug for you. it will WORK and you skin will be so healthy looking!! looking beautiful!

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    Accutane will work wonders for you. It was depressing at first cause it purged out all your clogged pores. But its the strongest wonder drug for you. it will WORK and you skin will be so healthy looking!! looking beautiful!

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    Hey are u vietnamese?? cos i am vietnamese too. Just want to let u know that I'm checking your progress and giving u my moral support. Be strong!! ( I know u are :D cos i can see it from ur post ). My acne looks very much like yours, I also got huge cysts from time to time but they pop up mostly on my jawlines. Actually I just got a cortisone shot from my derm to flatten it up. Well honestly comparing those pics of yours I can see quite an improvement you're making already. At least the huge cyst is not that inflamed anymore and it's obvious that other zits on ur cheeks look like they're flattening up, they dont look like nodules or bumps to me, just like flat red marks. So just be happy cos i believe accutane will be clearing you up in no time at all. All the best. :D

    Hey long lost vietnamese brother. Thanks for the encouragement. It's so nice to know that someone is in the same boat as me or was. I just hoping I won't be the rare cases where accutane doesn't work. I got a question... does all of those supplements help the skin as well?

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    yes accutane did work for me :D wait for 3 month and you will see the difference. I'm on low dose btw. good luck! i'm on my forth month now. sorry for my english.

    Thanks! Okay, I'll try to be patient. Can't wait for the 3rd month now!

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    Accutane will work wonders for you. It was depressing at first cause it purged out all your clogged pores. But its the strongest wonder drug for you. it will WORK and you skin will be so healthy looking!! looking beautiful!

    Heehehee I don't know how I'm beautiful in this picture but thanks so much for the complement! I need all the love I can get at this point. :D

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    Hey are u vietnamese?? cos i am vietnamese too. Just want to let u know that I'm checking your progress and giving u my moral support. Be strong!! ( I know u are :D cos i can see it from ur post ). My acne looks very much like yours, I also got huge cysts from time to time but they pop up mostly on my jawlines. Actually I just got a cortisone shot from my derm to flatten it up. Well honestly comparing those pics of yours I can see quite an improvement you're making already. At least the huge cyst is not that inflamed anymore and it's obvious that other zits on ur cheeks look like they're flattening up, they dont look like nodules or bumps to me, just like flat red marks. So just be happy cos i believe accutane will be clearing you up in no time at all. All the best. :D

    Hey long lost vietnamese brother. Thanks for the encouragement. It's so nice to know that someone is in the same boat as me or was. I just hoping I won't be the rare cases where accutane doesn't work. I got a question... does all of those supplements help the skin as well?

    Hey sorry for my late reply!

    Well actually the supplements are not for acne nor skin. They're more for the purpose of lightening the intensity of the side effects Accutane gives u. For example Zinc is helping with the hair loss and vitamin C is supposed to speed up the healing process. Don't rely on me though cos I'm not an expert on this. This is just what I remember other people on these boards saying. :D

    Tell me about your ongoing course. How's it going? Keep us updated please.

    I'll tell u about my current acne state. Now I got a big cyst on the upper part of my right cheek which, to my surprise, is dying down quite fast. Just for roughly 4 days it's been getting less inflamed and less red. Principally whenever i get cysts like this it always take at least 2 weeks to start dying down, provided I need to apply a topical antibiotic every single day of these 2 weeks. i don't know if i can attribute this to the benefit of Accutane becos when i first saw sign of this cyst raising up I applied ice on it and took ibuprofen for 2 days. So i can't actually tell what's in charge for this effect.

    The rest of my face is with no active zits, just non-inflamed whiteheads, but the entire complexion is really bad and i have tons of dark spots from previous acne. I'm glad for u that u have a nice complexion even though u're with acne ur skin still looks good in term of complexion of course.

    Best of luck and remember to keep us posted. Thanks.

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    I can see the initial breakouts in this pic. We both had horrible IBs and I'm on my 1.5 month into the treatment. I heard most patients start seeing obvious changes in their 4th months. I guess we'll have to be patient on this until the magic changes our life!!!

    p.s. I think you look really pretty, and hope even cuter without the acnes.

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    Thanks for posting this, Kim. I've had days where my skin has looked like this and I just can't even leave the house. I think of those as "Makeup Can't Help" days lol. I'm so glad that Accutane has helped you!!! I tried to go on it a year ago, but the doctor wouldn't approve it because I have anxiety disorder, and Accutane can mess with mental issues. (I think, after seeing results like yours and other people's on here, that I will just try another more willing doctor haha).

    Best of luck to you!!!

    -Kari

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    yeah, definitely be careful with Accutane. I did feel down when I was on it but not too much. Just keep a positive attitude when you're on it.

    Goodluck!

    Thanks for posting this, Kim. I've had days where my skin has looked like this and I just can't even leave the house. I think of those as "Makeup Can't Help" days lol. I'm so glad that Accutane has helped you!!! I tried to go on it a year ago, but the doctor wouldn't approve it because I have anxiety disorder, and Accutane can mess with mental issues. (I think, after seeing results like yours and other people's on here, that I will just try another more willing doctor haha).

    Best of luck to you!!!

    -Kari

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