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  1. Californiagal: YIKES! When I read your post my jaw dropped. I have had pretty good experiences with restylane. I did have a reaction to cosmoplast collagen. It left a white linear scar - it is not very large, though. The doctors thought the restylane triggered the staph infection with you? I agree that you have to be cautious. That's why I am the point that I do not want to do anything very invasive - I thought fillers were the answer, but your post makes me wonder.
  2. I had questions similar to yours.....I am not pregnant and not trying yet but will be soon. From what I understand, it is not recommended that you use salicylic? sp? acid during pregnancy.
  3. I apologize if I offended you. I misunderstood your original post. A counselor may be able to refer you to a physician. I just think that in that scenario, why not go to a plastic surgeon or dermatologist (preferably) and work from there? If you feel that you can talk to someone about acne and scarring, then it probably would be beneficial. I personally would rather not discuss it to a third party - may not be the healthy way to deal with things, but that's how I am. I do hope that whateve
  4. NorthernFlower - Good post I also think that when you get a bit older, it gets easier. I am sure there are people who would argue with me about this, but I definitely think you learn to be more patient, do more research, and select procedures that are right for you. I was too impatient when I was younger, and went through several procedures I totally did not need that left my skin looking much worse. Now I take things slowly. I agree with Pete that personally talking about acne scars would
  5. Thanks for the replies, ladies. It seems when you are pregnant EVERYTHING is a red flag Maybe I will be one of the lucky ones whose skin gets better.
  6. I have a question for all you moms and fellow acne sufferers. My hubby and I want to start trying to conceive. I have been off the pill for 5 months - wanted to get it out of my system completely before starting. Now I am already breaking out like crazy. I am starting to really break out badly on my neck and chest. I am feeling like a teenager again - and not in a good way! We are going to start trying to get pregnant in a month or so. Right now, I am just using Neutragena body wash - whi
  7. I am sorry your family reacted that way. It is very hard for people without scars to comprehend how this can impact your self-esteem. I totally understand your feelings - you are not being wimpy or silly for wanting to improve your skin's appearance. It does stink that your family is not more supportive.
  8. Pete: I was just wondering if you ever tried the prescription medication that you had mentioned in an earlier thread? Thanks.
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