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Acne board


I'm almost 23 and female and haven't ever really had a pimple/acne problem... until now!

I don't understand.
I tried that Proactiv stuff, and it didn't work. I have been taking Loette (Aust. brand of contraceptive, which is supposed to be for treatment of acne as well).
I have also been prescribed something called Clindatech - containing Clindamycin Hydrochloride). I've been using it for a month, and was supposed to notice a difference after 1 week, but it is only getting worse.

I mainly had patches on my jaw-line. Now - for the first time in my life - I have bumps all over my forehead as well.

I feel so self-conscious, but there's not much else I know to fix it. The doctor mentioned taking antibiotics? for 6 months or a year, but my body doesn't handle antibiotics, even for 10 days or so.

I just don't know why - there must be a reason for it??