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  1. Thread: Yasmine?

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    thanks! i think there are too many side effects...

    thanks! i think there are too many side effects of this drug to continue taking it.!!

    liz
  2. Thread: Yasmine?

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    Yasmine?

    Hey guys... just finished my second round of Accutane. My face was doing ok but my pms symptoms have become horrible with severe body and facial bloating.

    My obgyn suggested i try Yasmine. Been...
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    Thanks!

    Thanks for all of the information guys! I do believe i have the chronic urticaria. Neither my derm. or my regular doctor will prescribe me the beta blockers. They claim its too dangerous.

    My...
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    allegra experience??? beta blockers???

    Hello all! I have been experiencing severe facial swelling with deep sores and hives.

    I went to my doctor to see if i could get him to give me beta blockers along with an antihistimine. He wouldnt...
  5. Thread: Raccoon Eyes

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    thanks everyone for your responses

    I might not be getting enough sleep. Thats true. But i remember reading early on in my experience with rosacea that "racoon eyes" were another side effect of the disease. Back then it wasnt an issue...
  6. Thread: Raccoon Eyes

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    thanks phlika29. let me know if you get a chance....

    thanks phlika29. let me know if you get a chance.

    -liz
  7. Thread: Raccoon Eyes

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    Raccoon Eyes

    Does anyone have any methods of reducing "raccoon eyes?"

    Ive been so concerned dealing with hives, sores and a swollen red nose that i hadnt even noticed how black and blue my eys have gotten! I...
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    Thanks Twickle!

    Thanks Twickle!
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    how long does it take to show results???

    Been taking singulair for 3 weeks now... face is still covered in hives, red and swollen... with some nice deep sores added for extra misery.

    All singulair has done was take about $100 out of my...
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    thanks jennfran & Twickle

    Do you take the regular dosage of H1 & h2's as directed on the packages? Should i start with just the singular and THEN add the H1 & h2's?

    any thoughts? thanks so much
    liz
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    I'm IN!!!!!! what are H1 & H2 blockers?

    Im in! got my script this morning!

    I am very excited! Of course, things that work for EVEVERYONE else never work for me... but im hopeful!

    what are h1 & h2 bockers? I have bad antihisitime...
  12. Thread: bad circulation

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    Hey Guys!

    I havent been on this site forever and this thread came up when i did a "search" for clonodine.

    The cat attack of the slippers made me smile! -thanks Its funny how quirky the felines are!

    My...
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    Hi Twickle!

    I take low dose accutane... for about a year now. I also use Elidel cream which is supposed to be an antinflammatory. When I am running or cycling i actually freeze a wet towel so as soon as i am...
  14. Thread: NOSE SWELLING

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    Hi mike

    Nope, my nose wasnt smaller when i began accutane. It had been actually swelling for a year before i FINALLY got a doctor to prescribe me my first dose of accutane. That cleared up the lesions. When...
  15. Thread: NOSE SWELLING

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    Hi guest!

    Yes, accutane is supposed to break the inflammatory cycle. i can just imagine how bad my face would be if i wasnt on it! maybe i just need more time. Im on 10mgs daily. maybe i should cut back to...
  16. Thread: NOSE SWELLING

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    Hi guys!!! hi Shaun!!!!

    This is my second round of accutane. Been on low dose for one year now. I KNOW the accutane is helping somewhat because i NO longer get lesions on the outside or inner parts of the nose. Thank...
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    Yikes!!!! You are lucky!!!!

    My entire face turns a deep red while running. I like to run 5&10k's and people are always staring at me when its over.

    I rode with a local mtn bike club this past sunday for about 2 hours. The...
  18. Thread: NOSE SWELLING

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    hi shaun!!!!!!

    Shaun,

    I'm sorry you havent had stellar results using accutane. Like you, i am now in my 12th month of accutane, 10mgs daily. My nose overall seems better, but after the constant swelling it has...
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    Clinton's rosacea

    I recently saw old footage from the Colombine school massacre. Very sad occurance. The first address by the then president Clinton his face was relatively normal in appearance. A couple of hours...
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    Thanks Mats! Yes, i may indeed be allergic to...

    Thanks Mats!

    Yes, i may indeed be allergic to the accutane because it seems i am allergic to alot of medications but i really dont have a choice. It is starting to help the swelling in my nose go...
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    thanks jen!!!!! i will look into it. I was...

    thanks jen!!!!!

    i will look into it. I was allergic to the decongestant in claritan d. It made my nose more swollen and i think perminantely red. Do Nasalcrom or Rynacrom have a decongestant in...
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    Hey mats! thanks for your suggestions. No i...

    Hey mats! thanks for your suggestions. No i havent tried going off of accutane for a week. My doc tells me i will be on it for another year which is very frustrating because i am anxious to get to...
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    Hey Ben99!!!! I know how much it stinks to be...

    Hey Ben99!!!!

    I know how much it stinks to be worrying about your rosacea while on a trip. Try not to let it interfere with your fun. But please try to stay out of direct sunlight without cover....
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    Hello Kaiser and everybody else... ive been on...

    Hello Kaiser and everybody else... ive been on low dose since september. 10mgs daily. My nose is now really red and swollen... but im becoming concerned because my face now has a permanant red tint...
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    Thanks so much for your response Diane! Its...

    Thanks so much for your response Diane!

    Its good to hear that it has helped you. Im still not sure abuot using it directly on my nose. The skin on my nose so messed up i dont want to do anything...
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