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Board: Eye & Vision 10-13-2003, 04:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,120
Posted By swissmiss
Post recurrent eye sty/sties

Lately I have been getting a lot of eye sties (like 1 or 2 per week)...and I had never gotten even one until I started Nursing School...stress I suppose.

Does anyone have any good strategies for...
Board: Acne 08-08-2003, 02:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,829
Posted By swissmiss
Post I am currently on accutane and have rosacea: ...

I am currently on accutane and have rosacea:

Morning:
Cleanse= Avalon organices facial cleanser
Moisturize= Linda Sy Vita Oil
Sunscreen= Purpose Moisturizer with Spf 15 OR
Eucerin...
Board: Acne 08-08-2003, 02:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,112
Posted By swissmiss
Post Might be either one...although most individuals...

Might be either one...although most individuals that suffer from rosacea have redness across the nose and cheeks (not just the cheeks). You might just want to ask your dr. next time you have an appt.
Board: Acne 07-10-2003, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,600
Posted By swissmiss
Post "Thursday's Plantation" makes a 20% TTO acne...

"Thursday's Plantation" makes a 20% TTO acne gel...I purchased it online and have been using it to spot treat while on accutane.
Board: Acne 07-05-2003, 04:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,031
Posted By swissmiss
Post I have been using it for 3 months as well and it...

I have been using it for 3 months as well and it doens't make me break out either...

I purchased mine online because I couldn't find it in any stores in my area either.
Board: Rosacea 07-02-2003, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 836
Posted By swissmiss
Post Its ok to vent...the doctor isn't God although he...

Its ok to vent...the doctor isn't God although he or she might believe otherwise.

The symptoms you are experiencing sound like rosacea to me or at least pre-rosacea.
Board: Acne 06-10-2003, 10:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 408
Posted By swissmiss
Post Probably clogged pores...do you use lip balm or...

Probably clogged pores...do you use lip balm or anything like that on your lips?
Board: Acne 05-16-2003, 08:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,464
Posted By swissmiss
Post I'm getting this too...in fact...just got the...

I'm getting this too...in fact...just got the pills yesterday. It does take them a while to evaluate your situation and send your doctor the pills (~4 weeks) but it is still free.
...
Board: Acne 05-15-2003, 12:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi All, I finally got my accutane pills from...

Hi All,

I finally got my accutane pills from roche (only a month later...must be getting popular) and I just took my first pill...lol. My routine is as follows:

Morning and Evening:
Avalon...
Board: Acne 05-11-2003, 05:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 527
Posted By swissmiss
Post Interesting...

Interestingly enough, my skin seems to be clearing up as I wait patiently for my accutane pills to come in (figures) Anyway here is what I am doing...although I couldn't tell you what is working or...
Board: Rosacea 05-11-2003, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,254
Posted By swissmiss
Post out of curiosity...how did you cure your rosacea?

out of curiosity...how did you cure your rosacea?
Board: Acne 05-10-2003, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 741
Posted By swissmiss
Post You must be really really gentle with your skin...

You must be really really gentle with your skin right now. When I was on Accutane I had that problem too...except when I stopped the accutane the flushing and redness didn't go away and was...
Board: Acne 05-07-2003, 06:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi Laur, First of all...don't apoloigize for...

Hi Laur,
First of all...don't apoloigize for complaining (everyone needs to vent once in a while...and keeping those emotions pent up isn't good either)

Secondly, I am not going to even try to...
Board: Acne 05-07-2003, 06:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,219
Posted By swissmiss
Post I would divide it up...you probably keep a more...

I would divide it up...you probably keep a more constant dosage of the drug in your system
Board: Rosacea 05-06-2003, 06:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 549
Posted By swissmiss
Post I'm not doubting you...but could you explain a...

I'm not doubting you...but could you explain a bit your experience more thouroughly? For instance, what was in the cooling tea (what herbs?) and how long did you take it/how much? Also, did you...
Board: Acne 05-06-2003, 06:29 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,493
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi Laur, I haven't really been following...

Hi Laur,

I haven't really been following your situation (or this board much for that matter) but it sounds like you are really in need of some support right now...and I hope that this board is...
Board: Acne 05-06-2003, 06:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,609
Posted By swissmiss
Post I would avoid Strawberries and Oranges...I went...

I would avoid Strawberries and Oranges...I went through a period of a couple of weeks last summer where I ate like a pint of strawberries a day and boy did I get a breakout. I think it had to do...
Board: Acne 05-06-2003, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,084
Posted By swissmiss
Post I tried the clinac OC about a year ago and didn't...

I tried the clinac OC about a year ago and didn't really find that it helped or hurt my acne/oily skin. However, I did share your concern that it might clog pores...that is almost common sense. I...
Board: Acne 05-03-2003, 07:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 601
Posted By swissmiss
Post My insurance does not cover prescriptions. I...

My insurance does not cover prescriptions. I payed for accutane our of pocket until I stumbled upon the fact that they had a patient-assistance program for people without prescription insurance...
Board: Rosacea 05-02-2003, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,007
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi mattleen, I have rosacea as well and have...

Hi mattleen,

I have rosacea as well and have been usng the jojoba oil for about 2.5 months. It hasn't hurt my acne or rosacea...but it hasn't really helped the flushing symptoms any either. I'm...
Board: Acne 04-29-2003, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi, I can do my best to answer your questions...

Hi, I can do my best to answer your questions about the article, but basically you are right on all 3 questions.


1) Did the healthy-young men take DHA supplement shown NEGATIVE (bad) result ? (I...
Board: Acne 04-29-2003, 05:59 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By swissmiss
Post tigercat23..Acohol-free with hazel?

I've been looking into using witch hazel as a toner..but thus far I have only fund alcohol-preerved versions here in the US. Is the alcohol-free version common in Canada (so that I could search for...
Board: Acne 04-28-2003, 05:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 425
Posted By swissmiss
Post I imagine that you would care about your liver if...

I imagine that you would care about your liver if you do develop a problem as a result of accutane. However, what you may want to do is start taking Milk thistle to protect your liver against the...
Board: Acne 04-26-2003, 04:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,409
Posted By swissmiss
Post I use the avalon organics line and although I...

I use the avalon organics line and although I haven't tried the cleansing milk because I have oily skin, I do love the cleansing gel. Nothing in their line has ever irritated me, which is surprising...
Board: Acne 04-23-2003, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By swissmiss
Post One word...Aquaphor... best thing that I...

One word...Aquaphor...

best thing that I found while on accutane..you can buy it at almost any drugstore or major "Mart" store (Walgrees, Walmart, Kmart, Target...etc)



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Board: Acne 04-21-2003, 06:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 697
Posted By swissmiss
Post I asked my derm why some people have to go on...

I asked my derm why some people have to go on accutane more than once to clear and he told me that progesterone makes the oil glands grow back, and that is the reason that accutane works better for...
Board: Rosacea 04-19-2003, 07:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 673
Posted By swissmiss
Post I have rosacea that I developed after taking...

I have rosacea that I developed after taking accutane, but the only thing that I have found to be remotely helpful in minimizing flushing/redness is Jojoba Oil.
Board: Acne 04-16-2003, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By swissmiss
Post eczema maybe...do the bumps look sort of raised...

eczema maybe...do the bumps look sort of raised and scaly...or are they inflamed in any way?
Board: Acne 04-16-2003, 06:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 868
Posted By swissmiss
Post Ok...I will answer your questions..but first you...

Ok...I will answer your questions..but first you have to do something for me. Take a few deep breaths and stop stressing out. We all know that stress is bad for us. With that said...here goes...
...
Board: Acne 04-16-2003, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 636
Posted By swissmiss
Post Ditto on the above post...

Ditto on the above post...
Board: Skin Problems 04-15-2003, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 739
Posted By swissmiss
Post Marti...

Hi Marti,

I know that you must be sick of all the questions about jojoba oil and acne, but if you don't mind I would like to trouble you with one more...there is a poster on the acne board that is...
Board: Acne 04-15-2003, 06:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,438
Posted By swissmiss
Post "there are invisible monkeys that fly into your...

"there are invisible monkeys that fly into your room at night and put pimple dust onto your face. Provide me with an abstract that proves me wrong."
---If we knew what caused acne in every...
Board: Acne 04-15-2003, 03:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,533
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi Dom, I've been on accutane before...and will...

Hi Dom,
I've been on accutane before...and will be on it again in a few days, but to answer your questions.

First, I would not recommend that you use the Benzoyl Peroxide wash while on...
Board: Acne 04-15-2003, 01:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,438
Posted By swissmiss
Post Primer, If you can cite an actual...

Primer,

If you can cite an actual double-blind randomized controlled study that "supports" your theory that jojoba does not do what these individuals are claiming...then I may give you some...
Board: Acne 04-15-2003, 11:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,438
Posted By swissmiss
Post Based on the fact that you have not cited the...

Based on the fact that you have not cited the sources of your information either, you can not really fault others for not mentioning them...

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--^Carol^--
Board: Acne 04-15-2003, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 576
Posted By swissmiss
Post Accutane (Round 2) Journal

Hi All,

I'm liking this online journal concept and since I just got put on Accutane again for my cystic acne I have a reason to keep it. I will stary posting on this thread when I actually get...
Board: Acne 04-12-2003, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,267
Posted By swissmiss
Post Hi groovelicious, I remember you too and I...

Hi groovelicious,

I remember you too and I am so happy that the accutane worked for you. I finished my course of accutane almost a year ago...but my acne came back unfortunately and I also...
Board: Acne 04-10-2003, 05:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By swissmiss
Post I used this product while I was on accutane and...

I used this product while I was on accutane and loved it...unfortunately to my knowledge they don't sell it in the US. I purchased it from an online canadian website.

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Board: Acne 04-10-2003, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 996
Posted By swissmiss
Post sorry..double post [This message has been...

sorry..double post

[This message has been edited by swissmiss (edited 04-10-2003).]
Board: Acne 04-02-2003, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,108
Posted By swissmiss
Post I swam for everyday 4 years in highschool and...

I swam for everyday 4 years in highschool and never had acne...it wasn't until I went to college and stopped swimming that my skin went nuts...I swim occasionally now and it doesn't seem to affect me...
Board: Acne 03-05-2003, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By swissmiss
Post Anyone try the new St. Ives Apricot ones?

Anyone try the new St. Ives Apricot ones?
Board: Acne 03-04-2003, 03:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,201
Posted By swissmiss
Post I've found that using jojoba oil does help with...

I've found that using jojoba oil does help with the shiny stretched skin look... I know it sounds contradictory but it does seem to have a matifying effect even though it is an oil.
...
Board: Acne 03-04-2003, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,201
Posted By swissmiss
Post I've found that using jojoba oil does help with...

I've found that using jojoba oil does help with the shiny stretched skin look... I know it sounds contradictory but it does seem to have a matifying effect even though it is an oil.
Board: Acne 03-04-2003, 03:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 347
Posted By swissmiss
Post Those Cleansing Cloth thingies...

Hi All,

I've noticed that many companys are really pumping out varying versions of those cloths that you add water to and get soap...(e.g.: dove, oil of olay, noxzema) Has anyone tried these? If...
Board: Acne 02-26-2003, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 23,947
Posted By swissmiss
Post It wasn't permanent for me...but it did last 9...

It wasn't permanent for me...but it did last 9 months. Keep in mind, however, that the people that it did work for probably won't be following this board anymore...they will be out enjoying their...
Board: Acne 02-26-2003, 06:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,419
Posted By swissmiss
Post Yep...they have a patient assistance program that...

Yep...they have a patient assistance program that I didn't find out about until my last month of treatment. You can't have insurance prescription coverage and your doctor has to initiate the...
Board: Acne 02-18-2003, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 839
Posted By swissmiss
Post I've tried it already....definately not a...

I've tried it already....definately not a cure-all all.

Take Care...

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--^Carol^--
Board: Skin Problems 02-17-2003, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 346
Posted By swissmiss
Post Marti..one more question;)

Regarding mixing the oils...could I add 20 drops (2 mL)of lavendar oil to 100ml of jojoba (for a 2% solution) and just keep that stored? If so...how long can it be stored without it "expiring"? Or...
Board: Skin Problems 02-17-2003, 06:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,117
Posted By swissmiss
Post Thank you so much Marti...you're a peach :) ...

Thank you so much Marti...you're a peach :)

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--^Carol^--
Board: Skin Problems 02-15-2003, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,117
Posted By swissmiss
Post Marti...jojoba oil

Hello all,

This is my first post on this board, although I have posted on the acne board for a couple of years now. I was referred to this board, specifically to Marti (your reputation about...
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