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Hi, I am a 28 year old female who has struggled with acne my whole life. I have been to the dermatologist but they keep prescribing the same things (Benzaclin, Tazorac, etc.) I do not want to try Accutane but I'm open to hearing any of your experiences with it. I'm currently on just 50mg Zoloft for anxiety and I feel the best I've ever felt in my life! I am still nursing my 11 month old daughter, so I can't do Accutane right now anyway, and I also don't know if it would interact with Zoloft. Anyway, I'd rather not mess with my medicine since I've seen SO much improvement. I not only pick at my pimples but I KEEP picking at them (the scab that forms, and then even the dry skin that results around the pimple). I feel like I have to get my skin even, so that my makeup will go on smoother. The dry skin drives me CRAZY. Does anyone have any advice for me? I have tried and tried to stop picking and just go cold turkey but I feel like I CAN'T! I feel like I am a pretty girl except for my skin! And actually, I feel like if I didn't pick at all anymore, that my skin would actually be a lot clearer than I think. In other words, I feel like maybe I don't have as big an acne problem as it seems - It's just lasting longer since I keep bothering them! It's sooo frustrating. I feel ashamed afterwards and even lie to my husband when he asks what I've been doing in the bathroom for so long. I need help!