It appears you have not yet Signed Up with our community. To Sign Up for free, please click here....



Acne Message Board
Post New Thread   Closed Thread
LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 05-31-2003, 11:01 PM   #1
Veteran
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: la jolla, ca, usa
Posts: 438
linnybee428 HB User
Unhappy Adult Acne

Diagnosed about a month ago with adult acne. It was a real blow to me because my doctor said it usually progressively gets worse until you are 27 and i am only 21. Plus i had acne throughout adolesence and it went away around age 18 only to come back now. You just assume that if you have a few zits here and there it will just go away if you do the right things. My dermatologist didn't make me very optimistic. Starting birth control (yasmin) tomorrow, i'm crossing my fingers.....

 
Old 06-01-2003, 01:17 PM   #2
wjp wjp is offline
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: usa
Posts: 36
wjp HB User
Post

Good luck....adult acne sucks.

 
Sponsors Lightbulb
   
Old 06-01-2003, 01:29 PM   #3
Veteran
 
Join Date: Jan 2003
Posts: 499
EMMANUEL HB User
Post

Yes, adult acne definately sucks--I'm 32. I am much better now, and grateful for it, but for 2 and a half years it was rough.

Usually, the people whom get adult acne had it when they were younger--they don't know why. Also, women get it more frequently than men--probably hormones. It is also more difficult to get under control.

Are you using topicals in addition to BCP?

Good Luck,

~Emma
__________________
May you have enough happiness to make you sweet, enough trials to keep you strong, enough sorrow to keep you human, and enough hope to keep you happy.

Peace

~*Emma*~

 
Closed Thread

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Board Replies Last Post
Does anyone stay home because of acne? wishful006 Acne 2 05-07-2010 08:44 AM
Adult acne? alicero88 Acne 1 11-17-2009 01:10 PM
adult acne - a real problem bellagi Acne 18 03-14-2008 08:31 AM
Adult acne cleared with these products spyglassweb Acne 0 12-24-2007 12:06 PM
Adult Acne Buzzsaw Acne 73 08-16-2005 09:50 AM




Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off




Join Our Newsletter

Stay healthy through tips curated by our health experts.

Whoops,

There was a problem adding your email Try again

Thank You

Your email has been added




Top 10 Drugs Discussed on this Board.
(Go to DrugTalk.com for complete list)
Accutane
Aspirin
Benzoyl
Clindamycin
Differin
  Accutane
Aspirin
Benzoyl
Clindamycin
Differin




TOP THANKED CONTRIBUTORS



WhenItRains (10), ClearSkinRomy (6), mmisty (5), poozers (3), jonnstar (3), LitS917 (2), lisamariemoon (2), ladybud (2), crookedhearts (2), MSNik (2)

Site Wide Totals

teteri66 (1136), MSJayhawk (941), Apollo123 (855), janewhite1 (823), Titchou (769), Gabriel (743), ladybud (667), sammy64 (666), midwest1 (654), BlueSkies14 (610)



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 11:56 PM.



Site owned and operated by HealthBoards.com™
Copyright and Terms of Use © 1998-2014 HealthBoards.comô All rights reserved.
Do not copy or redistribute in any form!