I'm not sure if it's the Accutane or me getting sick, but I've been having some tightness in the rib area and I've been coughing a little. It's only after exercising though. I'm a dancer and I had a rehearsal tonight and one of my company dances is really tiring. After doing that 5 or 6 times in a row, I felt asthmatic. I'm hoping it's just me getting sick. The lymph node under my chin is swollen so it seems pretty likely. I'd be okay if it was just muscle soreness from the meds too. I'm a little paranoid about the side effects. I would hate to be taken off the drug for something when it took so much effort to get on it.
I also have a question. I would ask my derm, but she seems a little, well...not so educated on the subject. I know Accutane is very concentrated in vitamin A so I can't have vitamin A supplements or any foods high in vitamin A, but where do I draw the line? I had yogurt tonight and it said that there was 15% of what I need daily of vitamin A based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Is that considered too much? I'm getting so paranoid haha. What foods are considered high in vitamin A? What should I be avoiding?
I'm also a pescetarian (a vegetarian that eats seafood). Is there anything that I should be cautious of? I don't think it matters, but just to be on the safe side.
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