Thanks so much or your replies. I'm not the healthiest eater, so I will definitely make sure that I improve my diet. I'm definitely going to check out that book. I have been BCP free for a little over a month now, and am actually the most clear that I have been in a while. I fear that this may be the calm before the storm, as I read that it can take several months for the post-BCP acne to take effect. I have been using salicylic acid scrub, wash, and pads religiously 2X a day since I had sto
Hi All, I was recently diagnosed with deep vein thrombosis, and I was instructed to stop taking birth control immediately. I stopped taking the pill once before (had no reason for it at one point), which caused me to break out terribly. I am a 28-year old female and feel too old to go through insane acne all over again!! After going back on the pill, my body acne completely cleared, but I still suffered from occasional cystic breakouts (usually on my chin, side of nose, and forehead).