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Old 12-27-2004, 07:23 AM   #1
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really bad acne with cold or flu

just wanted to make a quick note of how awful it is when me, a typical acne sufferer, gets a cold. not only do we suffer with the horrible effects of the cold (i havent gone out in 6 days) but the effects run much longer on our faces. i thought i had finally found a way to keep my face from breaking out real bad and my face was doing ok for a while (no huge out of control zits, just normal acne) but now that i have a cold i have broken out everyday that for sure will leave marks well past the time my cold is healed and make it harder to go out. its not like i dont take care of my skin when i am sick, it just feels like theres nothing i can do about it. the texture of my skin just feels sick, so not sure what i am going to do.

is there a medical reason as to why acne gets worse when the immune system is working on something else?
are acne sufferers more prone to colds??? i take so many vitamins for acne i would think i would be less succeptable but thats really not the case. i get colds very often

 
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Old 12-27-2004, 07:58 PM   #2
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

My face actually gets better when I have a cold/flu.

 
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Old 12-27-2004, 10:23 PM   #3
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

OH my god. I had such bad acne the last time i had a cold. My whole forehead was like bumpy.

 
Old 12-27-2004, 11:08 PM   #4
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

john Me 2...........When im sick my face clears up like crazy........Its weird

 
Old 12-28-2004, 03:56 AM   #5
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

Same here. A cold or any other sickness will tend to help with acne. Can't explain why this is the case.
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Old 12-28-2004, 11:49 AM   #6
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

It must just depend on the person.

 
Old 12-28-2004, 03:59 PM   #7
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Re: really bad acne with cold or flu

Same here, ive got a stinging cold at the moment, but i had perfectly good skin today when i went out!!

 
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