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

I can't believe this mess. I am spotting for the first time ever on spiro....grrrr. It's definitely a mini period. I have had regular periods for so long that i don't want to mess things up. No wonder my skin is not clearing up... READ COMMENT

Thank you. Icing is awesome if your skin is not sensitive. It has been my experience though that when ice a cyst, it ends up irritating the area around the cyst more and I am rewarded for my efforts with more acne.....bahhhh READ COMMENT

You ladies are awesome . My skin is definitely not as bad as it was when I started but I have weeks at least once s month for a period of days, it gets bad. It's frustrating not being able to achieve what so many have described. ... READ COMMENT

It sucks having it come back. I've been through the disappointment 3 times. I could suggest to try a good retinoids and also switch things up diet wise. If I could have done something over, I would have gone the holistic route after... READ COMMENT

Good luck in your journey . Spiro has ultimately been a fail for me even at the high dosage of 150 mg. It works for many though so keep being encouraged . READ COMMENT