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Flavay & Itchy acne!! Help me!!

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Old 06-28-2003, 07:59 PM   #1
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Post Flavay & Itchy acne!! Help me!!

Hello Everyone! I have yet to take anything for my hormonal acne and the drug that I thought would help me is Prednisone. This drug is used to reduce inflammation and alleviate symptoms in a variety of disorders. Like always, there are side effects and I am hesitant to take it. I did find a natural anti-inflammatory pill. Its called Flavay and its supposed to help you with your acne. Has anyone tried this product? As for my acne, it got A LOT worse!!! Its SO SO SO itchy and red, it looks like a rash & looks so bad !!! Its on my jaw, chin, & kind-of on my neck and I canít help rubbing it cause its so itchy! Sometimes when I rub it to hard, it starts to bleed!! Its driving me crazy and I donít know what made it so bad. I did use retin-a for a while, but stopped cause I couldnít handle the drying and itchiness. Please help!!!

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Old 06-29-2003, 07:35 AM   #2
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I've never heard of this, but apparently you should discontinue taking it and move on to something else! Good luck!

Old 06-29-2003, 08:18 AM   #3
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Just so you realize, the prednisone has acne as a side effect. I have taken it for another condition in the past and it has created a side effect of additional acne. If you have an itchy rash that is a dermatitis or something, they occasionally prescribe this. But I personally stay away from it.


Old 06-30-2003, 12:06 AM   #4
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Hmmm, it makes acne worse? I thought it was supposed to help it, it goes by another name (brand I guess, I dunno) and its deltasone. I'm confused now

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