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I never had a problem with this until I started taking Ritalin. I mean I've always been able to squeeze my whiteheads out but never had any obsession or problem with my skin. Now- it's been about 2 years and the scars are adding up- and I've spent sometimes an entire nite damaging my once pretty face- and each time I end up shocked, horrified and disgusted that I now have to hide out until I can heal enough for the cover-up routine that takes me an hour to apply. I admit I take more than I should- and THAT is also a problem- so I end up feeling doubly out of control. I have Fibromyalgia with extreme fatigue so the Ritalin has been great for that- but only if I double up on the dose. I began to break out in horrible sores on my face, upper back and scalp. They weren't like anything I ever saw before and my skin changed too. They spread if I tried to squeeze one- and they also had a white center- with strange effects on my skin. anyway... I have no desire to do this when I'm "sober"..... but seem to be powerless to this - even though I've ruined my complexion and can't be seen without my three layers of cover up. Anyone else in this boat?