Location: Los Angeles, CA
Member since 4/7/2014


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Reviews & Stories

Worst Dermatologist Experience Ever - Atlanta, GA

I went to Dr. Duvall because my normal dermatologist was all booked up. I went in because I had three persistent pimples on my neck. She suggested that she inject them with cortisone to make them resolve faster. I seriously regret allowing Dr. Duvall to perform this procedure. Though I have had pimples injected before by my normal dermatologist and I never had any problem when Dr. Duvall... READ MORE

Questions from hamonrye1

How can I help reverse recent cortisone injection induced skin atrophy or hasten recovery? (photo)

I recently had three pimples on my neck injected with what the dermatologist who performed the procedure assures me was a lose dose (3mg/cc. 0.2 cc total between the three... READ MORE

Does saline infiltration (saline injections) work to resolve cortisone induced skin atrophy? (Photo)

I have been experiencing skin atrophy on my neck for over 3 months due to a cortisone injection into a pimple. Are there any side effects of saline injections to help expedite... READ MORE

What is this big, red bump on my chest/stomach area? (photo)

I'm a white male in my early 30's. For the past 3 years I have been having breakouts on my shoulders, neck, chest & stomach. I've never had body acne or breakouts anywhere else... READ MORE

What is causing my neck, shoulders and trunk to breakout? (photos)

I'm a white male in my early 30's. For the past 3 years I have been having breakouts on my shoulders, neck, & trunk. I've never had body acne till recent years. I understand it... READ MORE

I'm experiencing dermal atrophy from cortisone injections. I received for pimples on my neck over 10 months ago. Any suggestion?

For awhile, the skin seemed to be restoring itself but as of late, it seems that it has stopped getting better or is even starting to sink back in. The area seems to be more... READ MORE

Recent comments from hamonrye1

My atrophy has greatly improved but my neck still isn't back to the way it was before the cortisone shot. It's not really noticeable to anybody but me but it still stinks. READ COMMENT

NewGel+E at night and Biocorneum Plus SPF 30 during the day if my daylight exposure was minimal. READ COMMENT

What seems to have helped me is keeping the area covered with sunblock. I usually use 30-70 spf depending on how long I'll be in the sun. I also used a silicon scar ointment at night. I also massaged the area at least once a day. Not... READ COMMENT

My skin has definitely healed/improved over the past 5 months. It still doesn't look like it did before the injection but the atrophy is so hardly noticeable now that I think I'm the only one that sees it. Where was your injection? READ COMMENT