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rgbutler

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About rgbutler

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  • Birthday 07/05/1994

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    Female
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    Illinois
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    Running, weight lifting, photography.

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  1. I know my acne isn't severe by any means, but it feels severe to me. I understand my skin could be way worse and I don't want to upset anyone by complaining about what my skin looks like. Ok, so I had acne as a teenager and went on an antibiotic (amoxicillin) and it cleared it up amazingly. My dermatologist told me to try to get off of it, as being on antibiotics for a long time is really bad. So I did, and it came back. It's a lot of zits that are under the skin and hurt a lot. This time, i
  2. Wow My derm never mentioned any of this to me and my primary care physician said there was nothing wrong with it either. I can't believe it….. I've tried other acne medications that were in pill form (forgot their names) and my acne just came back. This medication is the only thing that has gotten under control to some degree. I have no idea what to do now. Accutane scares me and I really don't want to go on it. I'll have to look into that! Thanks! And I have changed my diet to some d
  3. So I've had acne since high school and I am 22 now. My dermatologist put me on amoxicilin (antibiotic) and it cleared my acne immediately. I went on the antibiotic a few years ago. I also had a lot of prescribed topical treatments as well. My dermatologist told me it's not good to be on antibiotics for a long time and encouraged me to try to stop taking the meds (as my skin was clear) and see if I didn't get acne anymore. Well that failed and ever since it's come back full force. I typical
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