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Ann B.

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  1. I am prone to gastric ulcers, and I have had one ulcer in the 5 months I've been on spiro, but can't say for sure this is any more frequent than usual. I used a round of Prilosec (Omeprazole) as usual and no more ulcer.
  2. Hey there, I'm sorry this happened to you. I am 39 years old and only this last June discovered Spironolactone, which has been a miracle for me. I am currently 99% clear but since the age of 12 had moderate to severe acne on my face, hairline, neck, chest, back and arms. I really feel like people cannot understand what we go through unless they are/have gone through the same thing. Otherwise they can't understand the psycological effects acne has on its sufferers. The only advice I can
  3. You need to be extremely careful here. Scars are the least of your concerns. Cat scratches and bites are potentially very serious. I am a veterinarian and whenever I see clients who have been bitten or scratched by their cats, I strongly recommend to them that they see their physician. At least two people had serious infection moving up their arm. This can happen even with superficial bites and scratches because of all the bacteria present and because cats' teeth and claws are so sharp they can
  4. Nice post. I've been on Spiro for going on 5 months with excellent, life changing results. My periods, however, have been CRAZY....I mean anywhere from one to 4+ week intervals. Just started Yasmin 3 days ago, so we shall see!
  5. 39 years old, finally something that works

    Clears acne Huge reduction in oil Smooths skin Irregular periods, but can use BC to regulate Week 2 breakout was fierce Men can't use it I have been on Spiro for just under 4 months. Good luck prying this stuff out of my cold, dead hands. I am a 39 year old female and have had acne since the age of 12. My major problems areas have been my jawline, hairline, neck, chest, back, shoulders and arms. I have been able to keep it somewhat under control with topical treatments over the years having the
  6. I think I've waited long enough to comment since I've been on this regimen for a month (and 2 days) now. Just a little background on me: 38 year old female battling moderate for the most part non-cyctic acne since I was 12. My problem areas are face (mostly jawline, cheeks and chin), chest, neck, back, shoulders, upper arms, and along my hairline. I have tried a ridiculous myriad of topical products but have only tried tetracycline way back in the day as far as oral meds go. The only thing tha