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    Sorry to bring this up again. I've recently...

    Sorry to bring this up again. I've recently bought a bottle of vitamin D3 pills, theyre quite tiny, each containing 1000IU of vitamin D3. How much should I intake if my main concern is acne? I've...
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    I dont think its that serious as SD. But if it...

    I dont think its that serious as SD. But if it is, does it go away naturally with time? It's more like just irritation from retin-A more than anything. I really hope Im going to recover from this....
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    It's not itchy at all. Feels like its dry...

    It's not itchy at all. Feels like its dry sometimes then very oily the next moment. It's just a persistent red background wherever I have applied it. Sometimes it burns a little, other times I just...
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    Man what have I done, I've been going on and off...

    Man what have I done, I've been going on and off retin-A micro for the past week, using a weaker concentration too (switched from 0.1% to 0.04%), I stopped the entire weekend, Monday, and Tuesday,...
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    Hmm thanks for those links. I really enjoyed the...

    Hmm thanks for those links. I really enjoyed the 2nd one where the guy made a study of acne since the 30s.

    Can I find vitamin D3 over the counter? And how much should I take for it to be...
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    Rosacea from retin-A? Would it be permanent or...

    Rosacea from retin-A? Would it be permanent or does it go away with time?

    Now you're scaring me!
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    Hey guys, Yeah I'm stopping retin-A for maybe...

    Hey guys,

    Yeah I'm stopping retin-A for maybe another day or two until my skin is calmed again. This has happened before, where I apply a bit too much and I end up with extra redness for up to a...
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    I recently bought some arnica gel (Jameson's...

    I recently bought some arnica gel (Jameson's brand) on a doctor's advise, saying that it works well to reduce redness and skin irritation. However everywhere I look online says it's primarily...
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    Alternative to hydrocortisone?

    Just a quick question for anyone that can help me out here. I'm looking for an anti-inflammatory topical that can help reduce redness and burning on one's face due to irritation. I just want to calm...
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    Just making sure you guys know, Im doing vbeam...

    Just making sure you guys know, Im doing vbeam for red ACNE marks (where I had acne in the past), not rosacea related problems. I'm really sorry to have to frequent this board when in fact Im not...
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    Argh Cant believe this. My skin is looking...

    Argh

    Cant believe this.

    My skin is looking pretty horrible right now. The purpura faded FAST but now there's this redness/orange-like color that are coming in like blotches, dime-sized...
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    Thanks for the response! Seems as though the...

    Thanks for the response!

    Seems as though the purpura is fading quickly, its less... purpple, quicker than last time, however the redness is still there. Not noticing much fader in the red acne...
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    It made some difference. I would say 20-25%. Some...

    It made some difference. I would say 20-25%. Some of the older marks faded a lot, some deeper scars didnt fade much. Overall it was worth the 100 dollars, i didnt have any bad side-effects.
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    Vbeam aftercare

    Hi there,

    Today I had my 2nd vbeam for acne related red marks. My face stung and felt burnt, which didnt happen last time. The clinic used the same purpuric settings as before. Could extra...
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    Since this is the most active vbeam thread I...

    Since this is the most active vbeam thread I thought I should just post here.

    3+ weeks ago I went in for vbeam to get rid of the redness in my acne scars. The doc had me bruised and I had to take...
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    My purpura has settled down. All the "dead" skin,...

    My purpura has settled down. All the "dead" skin, if there were anything, has exfoliated on its own. Still applying the antibiotic cream and the vitamin K cream as prescribed. The red spots make me...
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    Yeah he said there really isnt that much of a...

    Yeah he said there really isnt that much of a difference. Of course the perfecta is better but not by much. Its more customizable and has a compression handpiece.
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    Hmm something's not right. I put on the...

    Hmm something's not right. I put on the antibiotic lotion that he gave me and also a bit of that vitamin K cream. Now the spots feel like theyre burning. Am I in trouble here?
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    Phlika29, you're the best! Thanks for that advice...

    Phlika29, you're the best! Thanks for that advice and encouragement!

    Do you have any tips as to what I should and shouldnt eat? I heard I shouldnt take vitamin E at this point.

    How long did it...
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    my vbeam

    Hi there guys. Im back.

    This morning I was treated by a local clinic with the vbeam (not the perfecta as it seems but one or two classes below it). I did this treatment for red marks and redness...
  21. Thread: V BEAM

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    Well the nurse told me that a tech will be doing...

    Well the nurse told me that a tech will be doing the treatment but only under the doctor's supervision and instructions.

    I think 100/session is cheap enough to try out. If it doesnt work then Ill...
  22. Thread: V BEAM

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    Sorry to post this again but do you guys think...

    Sorry to post this again but do you guys think $100 per vbeam treatment is almost too low?
  23. Thread: V BEAM

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    Do you guys think Im going to be treated badly...

    Do you guys think Im going to be treated badly since my doc only charges $100 canadian for the vbeam (not the high end perfecta though). He said the nurse will perform the procedure but he will...
  24. Thread: V BEAM

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    But KTP and vbeam work differently right? event...

    But KTP and vbeam work differently right? event though they can both eliminate redness.
  25. Thread: V BEAM

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    Im getting vbeam for the end of this month. The...

    Im getting vbeam for the end of this month. The doc only has the cheapest vbeam machine that isnt perfecta but is one of the 3 newer generations. Im looking to treat permanent (and they get more red...
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