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    I have some questions about Remeron as well: how...

    I have some questions about Remeron as well: how does it effect you cognitively speaking? -- How is word recall? Memory?

    Thanks
    Mikaela
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    Solodyn Question: Start-up effects?

    Hey
    Just recently I had decided to take Solodyn. On Friday, I began treatment at 90 mg taken at night-time. By Sunday, the dizziness/fatigue/visual disturbance/head pressure was so bad that I had...
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    I think its a brilliant idea -- let me tell you...

    I think its a brilliant idea -- let me tell you something: I just came back from a trip to europe, not backpacking per se (though I did wear a backpack A LOT) and, though it did make my acne worse...
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    Can't do the 'tane, my face is so dry already...

    Can't do the 'tane, my face is so dry already that if I do tane I won't have a face left.

    Lately, my skin has been better, just a couple of live pimples. I've been moisturizing like crazy and...
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    Thanks guys, I might make a purchase of the...

    Thanks guys, I might make a purchase of the Caribbean sunbox when I come back from vacay. I was also talking to my acupuncturist, and she has a rather large stand up light unit that is infrared. The...
  6. Oh, and I wouldn't provide them with pamphlets...

    Oh, and I wouldn't provide them with pamphlets and whatnot unless after a brief mention of it, they seem genuinely interested or concerned. I think a whole interventionist type approach might be a...
  7. If its not bothering them in the slightest, then...

    If its not bothering them in the slightest, then I wouldn't do it. Ignorance is bliss. I only started to become paranoid about my rosacea when people started to bring it to my attention.

    On the...
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    That was the kind of flushing I had before I had...

    That was the kind of flushing I had before I had ETS -- whole face flushing, accompanied by swellingin the nasal region. Also the tips of my ears would go pink. My father, who has had rosacea for...
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    You know you have an acne problem when ...

    A generous amount of Dermablend doesn't completely the scars. =/

    Cystic Acne, I shake my fist at you!
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    red/blue combo + dryness?

    Ok, so I sifted through the board. I'm tempted to give the red/blue light combo a shot because I have acne (cystic, hormonal) that began when I came off of my antidepressant (over one year ago!) I...
  11. Thread: Gay+Rosacea

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    Well just wanted to add my two cents. For the...

    Well just wanted to add my two cents.

    For the record, I am a terribly superficial person. At least I was before the rosacea hit and really took its toll. Aside from being superficial, I am very...
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    hahaha ... "mom, dad, you so don't get me." Does...

    hahaha ... "mom, dad, you so don't get me." Does that sound juvenile or what. And yet, at the same time, for a rosacean, it is completely true. Except it doesn't just apply to mom and dad but the...
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    Well, I am hesitant about the remeron because in...

    Well, I am hesitant about the remeron because in the past, antidepressants have made me so lethargic and have impaired me cognitively. Do you find that to be true of remeron? -- that you're thinking...
  14. YES! Huge pores, that I can see standing five...

    YES! Huge pores, that I can see standing five feet from my mirror. I also get these tiny bumps (milia) that look like glands and they are all over my face. The pores are on my cheeks, nasal folds,...
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    Oh, as and for the tummy stuff -- (sorry if this...

    Oh, as and for the tummy stuff -- (sorry if this is tmi) I'm incredibly constipated. But the flaxseed oil has been helping with that recently. Licorice sounds like an interesting ingredient to take...
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    Hey Yvette -- Its the weirdest thing -- my...

    Hey Yvette --

    Its the weirdest thing -- my face is *not* oily at all. I don't think that the sebum ever makes it to the top -- almost all of my acne is the deep kind that start out under the skin....
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    Hey kristina -- Thanks for the prompt reply....

    Hey kristina -- Thanks for the prompt reply. Sorry that I took some time to get back to you. I have never taken any tetracyclines except for oracea, though I am certainly considering them now. My...
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    At my wits end -- where to now?

    Where to begin ...

    Well, I have a unique challenge ahead of me.

    My face is as dry as can be (due to ETS) and yet I still have p & ps galore, and that deep painful under-the-skin acne, which...
  19. Hey I had moderate rosacea and ocular by the age...

    Hey
    I had moderate rosacea and ocular by the age of 13/14 and I had ETS by the age of 15 (when it was still thought to be a good idea.) I'm 21 now, and I am officially at the "severe papulopustular"...
  20. Thread: Help me out guys!

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    Help me out guys!

    Hey ya'll
    I'm going to need the rosacea forum's finest detectives on this one.

    You see, I've been using a very expensive Pumpkin Enzyme Complex to exfoliate my face (an absolute MUST since I've...
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    re

    In a dingy, dirty bar,
    I saw a glowing girl from far,
    and as I downed another glass,
    I motioned for the spry young lass;

    And spitting out a cherry seed
    I told the girl to please take heed;...
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    Emu oil. Plain and simple.

    Hey guys,

    Its probably been posted before but I am going to say it again:
    EMU OIL ROCKS THE HOUSE.

    I've tried absolutely everything on my face; it all breaks me out, including "simple"...
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    Phlika --

    Thanks so much for the warm response. My intent was not to get sympathy from others, but simply to tell my experience like it is. I think we're all in the same boat when it comes down to...
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    re:

    I understand EXACTLY how you feel. Growing up, people told me that I was beautiful, could be a model, etc. etc. As a child and teenager, alot of my self-concept was derived from this praise --...
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    Ausboy & Redken -- I agree completely. I'm OCD...

    Ausboy & Redken -- I agree completely. I'm OCD about my skin and hyper-critical about other people's skin too. I've become one of those people who refer to others by their condition: "Jake -- he's...
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