24 Year Old, Suffers from Cystic Acne, Tretinoin 0.05% Cream - Great Neck, NY

I started taking Tretinoin 0.05% cream maybe two...

I started taking Tretinoin 0.05% cream maybe two years ago. During that time I was on Doxy 150mg and aczone in the morning time. It helped my cystic acne over a period of time, but it certainly got better. I was also on birth control, but not sure if that really helped much, except maybe level my hormones out. (NOT SURE) Anyway, I recently came back from a trip to Florida and my cystic acne came back again :( I unfortunately am not near the dermatologist I saw back then and I am currently on a waiting list to get seen by a dermatologist where I live now. So, I decided why not try the same regimen I was on. I started of the two weeks with using the Tretinoin at night and Aczone in the morning. So far, its been up and down. Mainly down. Today is pretty bad and I'm feeling very unhappy. I am going to start the antibiotic tonight and see what happens. So right now, it might be in the first stages of getting all the gunk out, but as of now its hard to tell.
Hey! I understand. I had my acne under control for so long, then it started to get worse. I'm not sure what's going on, but it's probably stress-related for me at least. Going back on antibiotics for a bit might help? Good luck and I hope your skin gets better!
Hey there, thanks so much for taking the time to share! Sorry that you had a bad day, are you feeling better? How is your skin doing?
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