Sasch12

Location: Howell, NJ
Member since 8/20/2012

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Reviews by Sasch12

32 Years Old and Have Exhausted All Other Options....including Accutane. - Englewood, NJ

Day # 1 Today was my first day of taking 50 mg of spironolactone. I've been sitting on this prescription for a few months but after seeing how horrendous my skin was getting, i just decided to take the plunge. I don't think my acne is hormonal per se as I have it all month long but the worst... READ MORE

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

What is going on with my face?

After using BP for a year, I developed eczema on parts of my face so I stopped. A year later I have severe dryness and flakiness around the sides of my mouth and chin no matter... READ MORE

Recent comments from Sasch12

Thanks hun! The breakouts are definitely somewhat different than before. I guess for me the biggest improvement is that my skin cycles so instead of acne being horrible all the time, I will occasionally get a few days reprieve. But... READ COMMENT

Overtime, the face pain will lessen. I've also dealt with regret when doing things to treat my acne, most notably using BP for extended periods of time in large amounts. My skin has never been the same but gotta move forward. Your... READ COMMENT

Hun, i know you're dead set against accutane but its worth a shot for the type of acne you have. Getting scar treatment is so expensive so if you can deal with this early, it'll be a good thing. Definitely try diet changes but if that... READ COMMENT

You have a beautiful complexion and the acne does not detract from that. Once you have it under control, that hyperpigmentation will fade with time. Keep your head up mama. READ COMMENT

Im heading into my fifth month of spiro and be prepared, it is not an easy road. Still breaking out (pretty bad this week) and I too am getting discouraged. In your case though, it is very normal to experience worse acne for the... READ COMMENT