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Old 01-26-2003, 01:06 AM   #1
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Post Think i'm done with b5..

well after taking it for like 4 months.. first on 6 grams and about 2 weeks so far on 10 grams.. it isnt stopin my mild acne.. it did take my oil *completely* away..but i still get zits.. so i dunno.. i guess it just doesnt work for me.. or doesnt work for mild acne.. i have been on the 10 grams for only 2 weeks.. but.. i think i'm ready to try something new.. i'm open to suggestions or anything. peace.

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Old 01-26-2003, 04:20 AM   #2
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I found Isotrex helped to clear me up, it's a topical form of accutane THen I started taking accutane and now I barely have any spots

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Old 01-26-2003, 05:42 AM   #3
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B-5 can take up to six months to work, I have done 10 grams for 4.5 months, I broke out initially then cleared up quite well. The beginning of Jan. I broke out for 3 weeks, but now I am clearing again. I dunno if I'll keep breaking out but its:
1, making my pores samller and smaller every day, I have smooth, matte skin on places that are'nt broken out. 2, The breakouts that I do get usually die fast, and don't reach the surface of the skin, but still leave rednnes in the area. 3, Oil is very minimal on my skin, I get oily a couple hours before I wash up but I used to have veyr oily skin all day, even 1 hour after I washed.

I say give it some more time, If I keep breaking out in 2 months then I'll consider quitting but saty on it for at least 6 months to give it a good chance. You never know it might clear you up especially if you acne was moderate/severe it takes a bit longer.

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