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  1. Yes, this is a common side effect of most tetracyclines, along with indigestion and yeast infections. Some have found that it helps to take a good probiotics when on any antibiotic regimen. Thank you very much for your reply. Do you know if there are any recommendations about exercise while taking oxy? Season has started for my sport and I don't want to overdo it!
  2. OP, I'd be careful when you say acne will lead to diabetes.
  3. A good face wash to try is cetaphil - I use it and have very very sensitive rosacea skin - it won't irritate your skin while you wait to see the dermatologist.
  4. okay... it's not particularly sunny in the UK right now but thank you for the advice. Have you ever been on oxytetracycline?
  5. If you are staying with relatives in the UK, go to their GP at the start of the week and fill out a form there saying you are visiting (what I do when home from uni) - ask to be referred to a dermatologist straight away and they might be able to get you to see one that week. I would just take what the derm tells you as accurate for now rather than trying to diagnose online On the green tea front, cut back on hot teas if you can, another poster explained that redness is happening because of leak
  6. You definitely need to moisturise whilst using BP - I'd recommend cetaphil because it is quite mild, and oil free.
  7. Hi all - I am new to the forum. After suffering for years with mild-severe acne I have been diagnosed with rosacea (at 18 years old). My derm is one of the top in the UK and has put me on 1500 mg oxytetracycline per day for 4 weeks, stepping down 250mg (1 pill) every 4 weeks for a total of 12 weeks, all in one dose at night. He has also given me a topical. I have been doing this for 11 days. I have never been on this particular tetracycline but have tried lymecycline and doxycycline for a