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  1. Justin, you didnt even TRY to make a connection with what i was asking, and the agenda you want to push on me. My question was about a scab/scar, nothing even to do with a break out. If you are going to try to convince people of something you clearly feel so strongly about, at least make a decent effort!
  2. its like a scab now. its gotten better as far as the pain, but def looks awful. i do not know how i would know if it was a sore or something else though
  3. Hello everyone, I have been a low does of accutane for about 4 months (20mg/day, i weight 150 lbs). My skin has been clearing, and no real issues...until this week. it started with what i think was a little pimple on the side of lip (where my top lip meets my bottom lip). I think i picked at it a few times, and thought it would just go away. It has turned into kind of a cut, almost like a split that continues my lip. It is all dry and crusty, and everytime i open my mouth wise it splits and b
  4. I am in the same situation man. Working is really tough. In high school it wasn't a big deal, in college at least some other people have it, but at work barely anyone else has it so it makes it much harder. I also struggle to decide whether to go out or see people. Usually it ends up being okay, and the worst part is the anxiety before it. Still though, when its bad (like now) the thought of seeing additional people beyond what is necessary to be normal and not a COMPLETE hermit, seems just cr
  5. I have been dealing with acne for a long time, and I just recently starting noticing how mirrors effect my mood. After I get out of the shower and stare at myself under the bright lights in a clear close mirror I freak out and feel like I can't handle it. Then if I see myself in a "better" mirror I relax a little and feel a little better. Anyone else notice this?
  6. hey tblaze, if I am reading your name correctly I think we may share a habit that is contributing to our paranoia and anxiety...
  7. To be honest, I am not thinking so positively these days. It is so hard to stay positive all the time, without slipping back into depression and hiding.
  8. I have had some interesting thoughts on acne recently that I think may help change people perspective a little. I am 23 years old and have been dealing with acne for about 6 years. I would probably characterize my acne as moderate. Here is kind of random assortment of thoughts... I had bad week last week skin-wise. I toughed it all week, but Thursday after work I couldn't take it anymore. I went to a dimly lit bar and got really drunk mostly by myself. Friday morning I woke up hung over, and ju
  9. Thank you. One more question... I have previously used accutane, I have been off for a few months now. I still get an occasional pimple/breakout, is the regimen a good choice for me?
  10. I have a a couple questions... 1. i want to confirm that the products I am using are correct: cleanser- clean and clear foaming cleanser. oil free. bp- neutragenia on the spot 2.5% BP moisturizer- neutragenia oil free moisturizer 2. i workout in the middle of the day. i feel like i have to wash my face after. should i just rinse with water? should i use cleanser? moisturizer? how about BP? thanks in advance for any advice.