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21 And My Consistent Struggle With Acne - Naperville, IL

I have been struggling with acne since puberty. My first battle with acne ended with pitted scars on my cheeks, temples, and jawline. I have used a plethora of creams, face washes, and oral medications, including Accutane. I started using Retin-A Micro .04% once a day on 2/5/14, along with using Cephalexin 500mg, twice daily. It has been a little over a week of using it and I have noticed... READ MORE

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I use CeraVe Daily Hydrating Cleanser at night and just wash my face with water in the morning. I've been using Cetaphil Daily Moisturizer with SPF 15 during the day and Aveeno Night Cream. Any new suggestions are welcome! READ COMMENT

Thanks for the advice! My next appointment with my dermatologist is in a month and a half. So we'll see if the strength I'm currently using needs to be upped then. Thanks again! READ COMMENT

I noticed that too. It's much more bearable knowing the acne will dry up quickly, keep us posted! READ COMMENT

I was on Accutane for around 2 months. During my treatment I got a blood clot in my leg and lungs so I had to go on Coumadin (Warfarin). As those two drugs interact with each other I had to come off Accutane, unfortunately. When I was... READ COMMENT

Have you noticed way more acne than normal? I am in week 1 as well. READ COMMENT