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    Feeling discouraged today. My skin is just so dry...

    Feeling discouraged today. My skin is just so dry and inflamed. A non-derm doctor just saw me (socially) and said I look like I have eczema and should stop the ZZ. I don't know what to do. Is this...
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    More updates, for whatever it's worth! I...

    More updates, for whatever it's worth!

    I started this project 42 days ago (though I skipped 4 nights), so I'm basically finishing my 6th week, give or take a little.

    The most notable surprise...
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    Here's the latest update on my experience with ZZ...

    Here's the latest update on my experience with ZZ cream.

    The overall direction is positive, though I messed up the timeline. I was so eager to get started that I ignored a timing glitch - the...
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    Definitely been there myself! I forgot to...

    Definitely been there myself!


    I forgot to mention that it's really drying, as others have said. Even with this humidity, and with applying it sparingly only once per day (at night), my skin is...
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    I am thrilled that those pictures are of service...

    I am thrilled that those pictures are of service to someone. (I've got more!) After a frustrating appointment with a dermatologist who said "I've got patients who'd be happy to have your skin", it's...
  6. Thread: Nu Stock

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    Kisha, I checked out your blog. Your skin looks...

    Kisha, I checked out your blog. Your skin looks great! Congratulations!
  7. Hi folks, Are the bones supposed to be uncooked,...

    Hi folks,
    Are the bones supposed to be uncooked, cooked (meaning saved from a previous meal), or either way?
    Thanks!
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    I've been wondering about that, too. What do...

    I've been wondering about that, too. What do people think who've been using it long-term? Is it even something to continue using long-term beyond the initial 90 days? I've read about some people...
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    Thanks, everyone. You got me thinking about...

    Thanks, everyone. You got me thinking about demodex (among other things!). ZZ cream just arrived. I have my hopes up for this one, though you'd think I'd have learned by now not to do that ;) I will...
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    What do you use to exfoliate? I've always been...

    What do you use to exfoliate? I've always been afraid to exfoliate this sensitive, delicate skin, but they says it's important so that products aren't just sitting on top of an impenetrable layer....
  11. Thread: ZZ Cream

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    Is ZZ Cream advisable for rosacea or only for...

    Is ZZ Cream advisable for rosacea or only for treating demodex? Not sure if I have demodex and don't want to bark up the wrong tree. Trying to plan my next strategy (more derm appointments, and/or...
  12. Thread: Demodex?

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    I've been trying neem oil on my lash-line since I...

    I've been trying neem oil on my lash-line since I was nervous to use TTO. Is the neem oil supposed to sting at all? I must have gotten a little in my eye. I was hoping the sting meant something good...
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    Thanks so much for the reply. Regarding oral...

    Thanks so much for the reply. Regarding oral antibiotics, at this point, I'm more inclined toward natural approaches and prefer to avoid antibiotics if possible. Are metrogel or finacea considered...
  14. Thread: Fish flush?

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    Thanks for asking. I really want to say that it...

    Thanks for asking. I really want to say that it has helped the rosacea symptoms, but it just hasn't. It has helped me to start isolating some digestive issues, and my hope is that in resolving those...
  15. Thread: Fish flush?

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    I am actually in the midst of a proper...

    I am actually in the midst of a proper elimination diet, having had a strict 2-month phase without:
    1.alcohol, 2.dairy, 3.gluten, 4.nuts, 5.shellfish, 6.citrus, 7.egg, 8.corn, 9.soy, 10.fish.

    Now...
  16. Thread: Fish flush?

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    Thanks, everyone, for pitching in to help figure...

    Thanks, everyone, for pitching in to help figure this one out! I bought the fish (cod) at Whole Foods and cooked it the same day. Tonight I'm going to try a different fish (swordfish) and see what...
  17. Thread: Fish flush?

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    Thanks, Starlight :) It was cod, baked with...

    Thanks, Starlight :)
    It was cod, baked with sliced zucchini and yellow pepper, s+p, olive oil and maybe 1/4 tsp "herbes de Provence."
    It looks like cod is moderate or low, but not lowest, in...
  18. Thread: Fish flush?

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    Fish flush?

    Hi folks,
    I'm having a full-on red almost purple flush after eating fish (cod) for the first time in months.
    Has this ever happened to you? Why would fish cause a flush? (It's painful!)
    Thanks for...
  19. Thread: Gallbladder

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    Gallbladder

    Has anyone noticed an onset of rosacea after having their gallbladder out?

    I'm trying to trace back to when my rosacea started, and though I've been a life-long blusher, it seems my skin problems...
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    Please restore calm and cool

    I don't seem to be getting anywhere with dermatologists, and I trust you folks more, anyway :)

    Me: life-long blusher, fair/pale, developed (supposedly) Rosacea 5+ years ago just before turning...
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    Boston area?

    Hi folks,
    Does anyone have a recommendation for someone in the Boston area? I'm still somewhat desperately searching. I've been trying to resolve or at least improve this issue for so long and I...
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    Boston area recommendation?

    I'm looking for a recommendation for a Boston area dermatologist. So far, I've tried (without much luck):
    - Dr. Peter Lio - moved to Chicago
    - Dr. Hunter Yates - moved to NYC
    - Dr. Ranella Hirsch...
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