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  1. justp

    Day 70

    From the album: HEALING!

    Day 70 on Accutane. More acne stuff here: https://www.instagram.com/mynameisjustp/
  2. justp

    Day 2

    From the album: HEALING!

    day 2 on Accutane https://www.instagram.com/mynameisjustp/
  3. Jacob a

    month 5.5 with pics

    A month later, drained cyst had refilled slightly so I ended up taking co amoxalave 302mg x3 a day for 14 days and augmentin 250x3 for 14 days. These antibiotics where pretty strong and so helped clear up the rest of my acne pretty effectively. Although It being a quick fix I was pleased with this. I found a warm compress helped fluid drain internally and much of the inflammation was just fluid and not pus. all the smaller marks are just red marks and purple marks, not actual acne. I had d
  4. Hi if anyone out there could give me advice on what to do, please i feel hopeless and cant go on like this anymore?
  5. Jacob a

    Month 2 (pics)

    The epiduo at first made my skin very red and painful. My condition worsened at first and then I saw a huge reduction in my small "zits". My face remained slightly oily however. The antibiotics where fine and i had no side effects. The first photo is poor quality however it does show how my cysts are still coming thick and fast despite the reduction in the yellow head spots. its like trading the pus filled nasties for more serious acne that will later look 10 times worse. I finished my summer ex
  6. Hi everyone, well heres my story. Firstly my acne started about 2years ago. Had normal teenage acne you knowww.. then it got worse to a point that i went to a dermatologist, well he gave me accutane ughh , hated that stuff. i was about 4 months in the treatment, when my acne went from worst to even most worst. I mostly had body acne, shoulders , chest and back ohh and upper arms... soo like from worst it went to badly inflamed lessions, derm gave me meds and nothing would stop the inflammation.
  7. Hey. I was recently diagnosed with acne conglobata, which I'm told is a severely inflammatory type of cystic acne. couldn't find much personal logs of this hellish thing and navigating healthcare has been challenging to say the least so I decided to talk about it online in the hope of connecting with people also familiar with it, (which is equally terrifying as it is liberating.) currently waiting to start roaccutane treatment -and learning how to access dermatology healthcare in the UK. Havin
  8. unhappysoul

    Conglobata

    Hello everyone, Last week i finally went to my doctors after suffering from acne on my back, chest and face for about 2 years. I have tried a lot in those 2 years in the hope i would cure it myself. I dont have severe acne, nor deep, but it is very visible and scars are mainly dark spots. My back is the most severe, together with my cheeks. I have tried Retin A cream for a few months, and it did not really help. Finally I took the effort to go to my doctor. He told me I had acne conglobata, whi
  9. Jacob a

    the beginning

    I'm on month 1.5 of accutane however ill be backtracking with the photos i have to show the extent of my acne and what worked for me. and highlight some issues with the nhs. This photo if one of the only ones i have and is me in my summer exams revising sending a stupid selfie to my mates. I had just lost a friend in an accident had glandular fever and had my summer exams approaching so it definitely points my condition to have been caused as an response. As you can see this is where my
  10. I went to Thailand for 5 weeks as a reward for my hard work at university and working as a control engineer intern at a local factory. This brought to me a few issues. Sun, alcohol, and food. I enjoyed my holiday a lot with lots of drink and other various things. This do doubt put a strain on my system. However I love scuba diving and snorkelling and I spent around 50% of my time on the beach playing football (not the american boring version! (ruffle some feathers ) or swimming or just
  11. justp

    Day 40

    From the album: HEALING!

    Pre- Accutane compared to day 40 on Accutane. if you're interested, there's more here: https://www.instagram.com/mynameisjustp/
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