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xKaShyLahx 05-31-2003 04:29 AM

Don't Know What 2 do? - - HELP!
 
Hi Guys :wave:

Im in abit of a dilemma 6wks ago my Dr put me on differin but it made my acne worst and caused irritation so i quit using it. So in the meantime i was just washing my face with just water and sometimes a gentle face wash, basically i was just doing the 'do nothing' method and the 'more is less' thing. Now here i am still with a broken out face thinking what to do next? so i thought i'll go back to antibiotics (minocycline). Now here's the downfall in less then 6wks in going to HOT! SUNNY! MEXICO! and im most likely to be in the sun all day and i know that antibiotic's cause skin sensitivity...so what should i do? should i risk taking minocycline or doyxcycline while on holiday? im scared cos i don't know what will happen to my face. Has anybody taken antibiotics whilst on holiday?

~*Kashy*~ :wave:

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[This message has been edited by xKaShyLahx (edited 05-31-2003).]

stasia12 05-31-2003 05:57 AM

i u do take antis while in mexico-I advise you to be EXtra careful about what you eat and drink there otherwise your entire holiday will be spent chugging pepto bismol whilst on the toilet.

aliasfan1981 05-31-2003 10:23 AM

Yeah - wear a sunscreen, continue taking your meds, and don't drink the water. DEFINATELY stick to bottled water!

EMMANUEL 05-31-2003 12:41 PM

Definately take your meds, but wear a high, oil free Spf, and a hat(baseball cap/visor if you want, whenever possible). Reapply the spf frequently, esp. after swimming/sweating. You should apply the spf 30 mins. before any exposure, but that may not be possible in your case--just make sure you apply it!

Have a great time!

~Emma

xKaShyLahx 06-01-2003 06:46 AM

:wave:

Thanx guys :)i havent actually gotten any meds yet, im hoping my dr will prescribe me it tomorrow!

~*Kashy*~ :wave:

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~*ººBaBi FaCeºº*~

~*ºWhatever happens, happens for a reason.º*~


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