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... i was thinking of asking to try a retinoid like tazorac or retin-a-micro, but i'm worried that it'll make things worse before (or if at all) it helps. did you find that cleania had this affect (worse before better) or did it simply begin to improve over the week? i live in canada and have been unable to find the st. ives medicated scrub, though i'll keep looking. as for... (7 replies)
... I've been on it for 2 weeks now and my acne has gotten much worse. I've heard it will get worse before it gets better. Has anyone been on this combination? ... (7 replies)
... Also,most acne meds do make it worse before better! This is because they have to bring what is underneath the skin to the surface before it can clear! ... (5 replies)

... I have been down this road and I'm still trying to find my cure. Have you ever tried antibiotics like tetracycline or minocyline. These often help many people. Unfortunately, they did not work for me and my acne is the worst it's ever been and I'm 28 years old. I am getting on accutane, but this medicine should only be taken if nothing else works. The reason the topical... (9 replies)
... Since college my acne has been getting progressively worse and worse, leaving more dark spots all over my face. I'm in my mid 20s now, with no clear solution as to control the acne. ... (9 replies)
... And no, its not normal. Proactiv is not a gets worse before better treatment. LIke all Benzoyl Peroxide's it should start attacking immediately. ... (6 replies)
Like Clindamycin?
Jan 18, 2006
... I just started clindamycin, almost on it for two weeks. It seems as if my skin is better and my deep pimples are coming out. I can't say that it has worked for me yet, when were you able to tell? ... (7 replies)
... zone. I went crazy! I went to the local drugstore and bought a salicylic acid cleanser as well as a benzoyl peroxide cleanser and 2. ... (10 replies)
My Experience
Mar 2, 2002
... een suffering from acne since I was 13 years old, and now I am 16. I know that 3 years is nothing compared to some of you, but I can still relate to some extent. Before the acne my skin was somewhat sensitive, but nothing unusual. I noticed a small bump on my chin one day when I was 13 years old. ... (10 replies)
... Proactiv. Please dont be put off if youve tried this and found it didnt work. Find out which works best for you...Benzoyl Peroxide or Salicilic Acid. They both won work for everyone. ... (0 replies)
... s and to be frank, it has got no worse or better. ... (4 replies)
... for the holidays before I changed my diet. ... (54 replies)
... they look worse. I decided to use this product cause I had some success with proactiv, but it was expensive. I didn't want to try a product with higher levels of benzoyl peroxide either. I thought it might be too harsh. ... (0 replies)
Adults with acne?
Apr 19, 2005
... I'm 37. When I turned 19 I started birth contorl pills, and those helped a lot, but in the past few years it's been worse again. The only thing that's REALLY worked was the antibiotic Augmentin, but you can't take that long term. ... (32 replies)
... really expensive if you don't have insurace, so in that case it will be hard to get. I was also given a perscription for TAZORAC, which is a cream applied right before you go to bed. ... (4 replies)
Clogged Pores?
Apr 6, 2002
... As for proactiv, it only make my pimples worse. The only thing I have found to be effective on these little buggers is benzoyl peroxide. I know a lot of people hate it and I used to until I found a good brand. There was something in the Proactiv bp that was really irritating. ... (30 replies)
... I was using proactive....purely because it didnt make my skin any worse and wasnt too terribly drying. I used it for a year while I was in college. ... (6 replies)
... hot water on face before washing during those first few oily days of treatment. It's a HUGE sign!!! Gross, but awesome!!!! ... (0 replies)
It's Now or Never!
Apr 23, 2004
... meals. Are you talking about which combination of foods should be eaten together so that the digestive system doesn't stall i.e. you shouldn't eat carbohydrates before proteins and you shouldn't eat fruits straight away after main courses? ... (342 replies)
... I went to a new derm yesterday, and before she even heard my whole history she was writing out scripts for me. ... (4 replies)


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