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Adult acne treatments!

(5 Posts)
mintich Wed 14-Feb-18 09:24:58

I used to have cystic acne which I had Theraclear treatment on and it disappeared.
A year later I have spots again. Little red ones, not big cysts like before, but no head to them.
Has anyone had this? What do you use?
Theraclear us so expensive that I only want to do it again if nothing else works

orangesticker Wed 14-Feb-18 09:42:00

Have you tried diet?

Bringonspring Wed 14-Feb-18 09:43:16

I tried everything and finally went onto roaccutine. I know it’s extreme but my confidence was so low. Best thing I ever did

mintich Wed 14-Feb-18 09:54:35

Tried diet, no change, antibiotics got mostly better but I'm pregnant so can't take them. Topical creams from doctors no change.
I do get a change from sunshine/sunbed but it's not sunny and I don't want to go on sunbeds! Hoping there is something else

Fluffycloudland77 Wed 14-Feb-18 10:42:54

Well you can't go on a sunbed anyway while pg.

You could try something like Reservatrol or vitamin c from the ordinary to reduce the inflammation. They do salycilic acid but I've got a vague memory that's contraindicated in pg. The nicanamide and zinc will dry and heal up them up.

Hopefully after you've given birth it will go on its own.

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