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  1. jweg23


    after years of embarrassment, scarring and failed attempts to find a cure for my cystic acne, I am FINALLY CLEAR!!
  2. it sounds like you have cystic acne. they are really deep down and hurt if you touch them? do you wake up in the middle of the if you sleep on the side of your face that has a bad one? the fact that they take so long to go away is a clue that its probably cystic too, especially if they don't ever seem to come to a 'head'. Also, the cysts will come and go in the exact same spots. My doctor said something about the cells deep down get damaged and are susceptible to reinfection. After years and
  3. before & after using MUAC peels for about 6 weeks, 2x per week. Also about 5 months into using 50mg Spironolatcone a day too.
  4. have you asked your Dr about spironolactone? it's normally a diuretic, but as a side-effect it helps women with hormonal acne. I couldn't take birth control for my acne because I got migraines with aura from the hormones, but on Spiro i have had no side effects and I am 100% clear now after using it for 3 months. Good Luck!
  5. Hi! I have had success with 40-55% glycolic peels. You can get a small bottle on the makeup artists choice website (aka MUAC) for about $20. Then I use Ambi- which has hydroquinone in it-- which inhibits melanin production and keeps the spots from turning red. You can get ambi at the drugstore for about $6. The only thing to keep in mind with the peels is that you cannot put the glycolic acid directly on wounds (scabs or current acne) or it will burn like crazy and the wounds will become even
  6. I have been taking 50mg a day for 3 months now. For the first 4 weeks I thought it wasn't working and I needed to up my dose- my Dr insisted I wait 4 more weeks before raising it. She said it takes 6 weeks for new skin to really come up. I'm so glad I listened to her (since I was secretly plotting to take double doses despite her ) and about 2 weeks later I had clear skin and I NEVER had side effects and I would guess that's because the dosage was so low. I have before/ after pics on my pa
  7. jweg23

    clear skin, less depressed thirsty & pee alot I am 25 years old and I have had hormonal acne sine I turned 20. I tried so many things just to be dissapointed and I have so many scars! have been taking 25mg a day for 3 months now. i had deep, painful cysts along with regular acne, but now i am 100% clear! I am so happy, i want everyone to know about Spironolactone! I can leave the house without wanting to cry because i felt like a monster. i will post photos soon!