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Posted by Steve on November 07, 2000 at 13:22:39:

In Reply to: question for Steve posted by Ryan on November 06, 2000 at 19:24:06:

Ryan I did break out at first with differin. The other thing my derm did was prescribe the differin
solution rather than the gel. Klaron is a new skin antibiotic which was approved by the FDA in
1997. I never used mosturizer while on differin. Today, I still use differin 2-3 times a week for
maitenance. It's the solution so it only takes 2 sec to apply. If you're starting to see results,
just keep on trucking.
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Steve, did you break out at first with differin? i'm also on minocycline and differin, i've been on for 3 weeks, and i'm much better than i was last week. have any suggestions? how much differin did you apply, and did you use moisturizer? what is Klaron, by the way?

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: : I just wanted to share my success story to give you guys a little hope. Most people are on this board
: : because they are not seeing the results. I had a bad breakout last January which did not go away like
: : all the others. It wasn't until May I went to the derm. He prescribed minocycline, Klaron, and differin.
: : After about a month's use, I saw no results. Like everyone tells you to do, I kept up my routine for
: : treating the acne. About 6 weeks after I started treatment, it magically started to disappear. It hasn't
: : come back since. I know I had a mild case, but it took awhile before I noticed any difference. Be
: : thankful you don't have cystic fibrosis and acne like myself! Good luck!



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