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Shell45

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  1. Hi everyone, I was just wondering what everyone thought as far as to take antibiotics or to not take them. I was given Doxycycline, 100 mg once a day to take for a month. I am a week into it and I have been breaking out more! I guess this might be considered 'purging'? I do not like to take antibiotics unless I really have to. I told my new dermy this and she said she really thought it would help get my moderate adult acne under control along with spot treating the 1000 pimples with 10% benz
  2. Hi, I have had these teeny little white spots on and off inside both nostrils for about a month and a half or so. I saw my dermatologist, my ENT, my family doctor, and a med center doctor and none of them can tell me what is causing them so they chalked them up to 'just whitehead pimples'. I have been tested for staph and it was negative. They just pop up, hurt and burn, and within a few days they go away. They do come back within a few days though so I almost always have one or two of t
  3. Hi everyone, I am new and posted this in the main forum but perhaps it would be best to post in this forum since I am 45. I have always had a few pimples on my face somewhere since my teen years. Recently however I developed acne all over my face, on my neck, on my upper chest, and even in my nostrils! I have seen my family doctor and two dermatologists. I am seeing a third dermatologist later this week. My family doctor gave me a Clindamycin topical solution that burned my skin and mad
  4. Hi there, Thank you so much for the reply, I appreciate it! I have had my hormones tested by my ob/gyn and I am in perimenopause so perhaps this is what is causing the acne. Maybe it is both acne and rosacea - it will be interesting to see what the third dermatologist says. I just don't know how to treat it and I wish she would have helped more. I think I am going to buy the skin care set this web site sells as it seems like it would help. Take care, Michelle
  5. Hi everyone, I am new here and this is my first post. I am happy to have found this place! I have always had a few pimples on my face somewhere since my teen years. Recently however I developed acne all over my face, on my neck, on my upper chest, and even in my nostrils! I have seen my family doctor and two dermatologists. I am seeing a third dermatologist later this week. My family doctor gave me a Clindamycin topical solution that burned my skin and made me sick to my stomach a little.
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