Thank you all for your kind words! I think my dermatologist makes the largest profit off of Accutane patients and that's why he wants to put me on it. Yes, I definitely think it's hormonal. I take Yaz birth control and have noticed a significant reduction in breakouts now as opposed to a few years ago when I was taking another type of bc. Was considering spiro but since my acne is so mild I didn't want to go through the initial breakout so many users talk about.
My dermatologist keeps trying to push me onto Accutane. I don't think I really need it. My acne is not scaring and is somewhat well-controlled on my current regimen. I probably get between 2 and 6 pimples a month, mostly around my period. Also, most of the marks on my one cheek are old red marks from pimples I had before I was on my current regimen, same with the chin. I have one or two there right now that are actually pimples. So far this month I think I have had 7 or so pimples, but no more t