Sasch12

Location: Jamaica, NY
Member since 8/20/2012

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  • 29 total posts
  • 21 comments
  • 8 questions

Questions from Sasch12

I Have Mild/moderate Persistent Adult Acne. What Other Options Do I Have?

I have done topicals: retin A Retin A Micro Differin Ziana Antibiotics birth control BP accutane (an incomplete course) chemical peels What else is there for me to try. I... READ MORE

I have developed facial eczema from overuse of BP. Does this mean i can't use other topicals? (photos)

When i quit my regimen because of this, it cleared up on its own. My new derm said i should use minimal BP in the AM and atralin/tazorac on alternate nights. Within 2 days of... READ MORE

I developed eczema while on BP. It flares with harsh topicals (retin a anyone). What is open to me if I see a derm?

I've been on almost every topical that derms have to offer. I've done chemicals peels, antibiotics and birth control. I break out in large and small pimples everyday plus had... READ MORE

Is spiro only for acne that shows up around a woman's period?

I have been on accutane and I never cleared up during my course - broke out in new bumps everyday. My acne goes between mild and moderate now and my skin is quickly going back... READ MORE

What else is there for me to try for mild/moderate acne?

I have used BP for a year with success until it gave me facial eczema. Every topical i try now induces my eczema. I have used retin a (various strengths), differin (various... READ MORE

Is this perioral dermatitis? (photos)

I went to one derm and she said it was acne but another derm said it was perioral dermatitis. I'm so confused as they are treated 2 different ways. I have eczema so most... READ MORE

I've been prescribed Accutane, does that help with perioral dermatitis? (photos)

One Derm says i have acne and another says i have perioral dermatitis. My acne is all over mostly around mouth and chin. I've been prescribed accutane, does that help with... READ MORE

Did BP damage my skin permanently? (photos)

Used BP for a year till I developed eczema . Now I am left with a ring of redness and extremely dry, tight and burning skin around my mouth despite moisturizing and also acne.... READ MORE

Recent comments from Sasch12

We seem to have similar acne but mine way be a little less numerous with most of it hugging my chin and mouth. Keep drinking water and keep an eye on the headache. It should go away soon but if it doesn't, definitely notify your derm.... READ COMMENT

Jessica, i'll be following your journey. I started 2 days ago on 20 mg (Claravis) READ COMMENT

I just started yesterday (9/12/14) at 20mg. Glad to not being the only one. READ COMMENT

Good Luck! i see my derm Thursday to see if accutane is a good choice for me (did 2 rounds of blood work). I wish I had another option as i've been through one failed course. If we go ahead with it, i think I am also starting at 20 mg. READ COMMENT

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