Location: Florida
Member since 12/29/2011


  • 75 total posts
  • 4 reviews

Reviews & Stories

Spironolactone - Fantastic Medication for Acne/Oily Skin - Panama City, FL

I have struggled with oily skin my entire life. When I was 27, I went through a traumatic, life-changing experience. The roller coaster emotions I was experiencing manifested themselves through an explosion of cystic acne that forever altered my formerly smooth skin. Although I had had acne here and there and some cysts throughout my teenage years, this onslaught just wouldn't STOP, and even... READ MORE

Disappeared Within a Week - Florida

I have acne issues and developed a HUGE acne cyst on my cheek. I used to get steroid shots for cysts but hadn't in years. My skin used to never scar from acne but within the last four years has done so terribly. I got an appointment with a dermatologist recommended by my general physician to get a steroid shot to shrink the cyst, thinking that if we took care of it ASAP I wouldn't scar... READ MORE

Somewhat Helpful, but Definitely NOT a Cure - Florida

I sought out a doctor to give me a Fraxel Re:pair for acne scarring. I found a doctor who would do the Re:pair, but wanted to treat my existing acne with a series of PDTs before doing the Fraxel Re:pair. I was ill-informed at the time, and it annoyed me to no end she wouldn't give me what I wanted, so I turned her down for well over a year. Well, sheepishly I went back to her again,... READ MORE

Fraxel Re:store - Alabama

Throughout high school I had a few cystic acne pimples and they eventually went away without scarring (pockmarks). I went through a traumatic experience at 27 that, for whatever reason...stress, emotions, hormones, something...caused extreme cystic acne that led to scarring. I still experience acne today at age 32. I did some searching and decided that Fraxel technology was the way for me... READ MORE

Recent comments from Jabberwocky

Dcatladie, I'm still on it. :) If you're still super oily, I'd check back in with my physician and see about possibly upping the dosage. Good luck! READ COMMENT

How significant is the hair loss? Are you seeing thinning/balding areas? I think my hair has thinned some, but my hair dresser swears it's just as it's always been. READ COMMENT

I take it in the morning. How's it working for you? READ COMMENT