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  1. I was prescribed spiro a month-and-a-half ago. When I asked the derm about blood testing for potassium levels, he said they used to require it but not anymore. I've been doing research online, which of course has led to me becoming paranoid about hyperkalemia. That said, I am on the second-to-lowest dose, 50 mg. Do you think I should get my levels tested? How would I go about doing this? Can I get it done at a walk-in clinic?
  2. Thanks! I think I might just try the spiro on its own. My skin is super sensitive to topicals.
  3. My dermatologist just prescribed me .0025% Retin-A cream and 50 mg of spironolactone for my hormonal acne. I've heard that both of these can cause pretty severe initial breakouts on their own, so I'm TERRIFIED of what they could do together. I'm also on a three-month course of doxycycline for my inflammation. Should I start the spiro first and then introduce the Retin-A in a few months? Also, can anyone recommend a moisturizer to use in conjunction with the Retin-A to minimize flaking and ir
  4. Looking for the following: fragrance, alcohol, and talc-free foundation with NO SPF (prefer water-based liquids) fragrance and talc-free blush fragrance and talc-free setting powder Thanks so much!