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Adderall Cause Acne Breakouts
Is there anything like Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) that doesn't cause acne?
no common : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) does not typically cause acne. If you are seeing an association in time between the two of them it may be coincidental, especially if in an adolescent. Other causes should be discussed with provider as well as treatment options for the acne that will not interfere with the stimulant medication. ...Read more
Is there a different kind of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) that doesn't cause acne?
Other meds: You could try vyvanse, (lisdexamfetamine) which may not cause you acne that you are experiencing with the adderall, otherwise you could talk to dr. About switching to one of the long-acting methylphenidate or Ritalin preparations that is available. Strattera is another option. Please discuss other options with your psychiatrist. Good luck to you. ...Read more
Safe combination: As long as you have normal kidney and liver function this combination is completely safe. It is possible but unlikely that creatine and Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) together will cause you to feel jittery. If so you would feel an uncomfortable but safe edginess, addressed by reducing the dose of Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) or creatine. ...Read more
I began taking Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) to treat ADHD about 4 months ago & i've never had an issue with acne till now! i drink plenty of water, what else can I do?
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) and acne: First, relax. Life is short. Second, Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) usually doesn't cause acne, so this is probably just...Acne. Go see your friendly neighborhood dermatologist and get diagnosed properly. There are several skin conditions that mimic acne, and are treated differently. ...Read more
30 yr-old with chronic pain and narcolepsy who chooses to self medicate with marijuana. Feels strongly that cannabis is alleviating the symptoms.....?
Undetermined: At federal level - marijuana is still illegal. At state level - legalized in some, not so in others. Therefore, physicians at this time are legally bound to not recommend marijuana for routine use. More importantly, marijuana has not been studied for treatment of chronic pain and we do not know if it truly helps. Jury is still Out there.. ...Read more
You may never know: Acne often flares without explanation. Acne on the trunk usually requires at least one systemic medication. If you're a female, the oral contraceptive pill may clear you if it's right for you. Or a combination of topical benzoyl peroxide and a systemic antibiotic for a while may be all you need to get clear. Acne's not curable but eventually remits. Best wishes. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: Having something like this appear "over night" suggests maybe exposure to something, i.e. Medication or other event that needs to be investigated. Bacteria can also be an explanation (i.e. Folliculitis) as true acne in someone 50 years old is not the most common thing to see. Have this examined. ...Read more
Not by itself: Stress is good when it pushes you to do things that are good for you and others, bad only when you're helpless or don't know how to cope. Serum cortisol, your best stress hormone, has a slight tendency to worsen acne. Instead of trying a pseudoscientific "stress-reliever" protocol, you owe it to yourself to get 21st century treatment for your acne. Being a young adult is stressful enough! ...Read more
Myth: Controlled tests show diet has little to do with acne. With today's rx's, even in a dysfunctional health care system, all acne should be manageable. If your problem is intermittent, a systemic antibiotic begun when a breakout seems imminent may be the cornerstone of effective treatment, perhaps with a topical agent. Good luck. ...Read more
Not the issue: The key is that you remember that acne is a non-lifestyle-related, non-hygiene-related disease, only marginally and unpredictably related to diet, and that you'll do much better staying on top of managing it than asking 'why' -- usually the latter question never gets answered. If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. ...Read more
I'm 41 with acne. It's mostly hormonal, but i noticed it gets really bad when I have a lot of milk in my diet. Can milk cause breakouts?
Does dairy cause acne? I still breakout when i don't take dairy for a week? Do I have to leave greek yogurt, cottage cheese, cheese to see results.
Does solodyn (minocycline) for acne cause an initial breakout? I keep hearing yes and no. I'd like a right answer
Patient dependent: It depends on the patient. Most likely the initial breakout is from tretinoin (retin-a) or another retinoid product like epiduo or differin (adapalene) that you are using at night. This would be a cream. I would discuss this with your physician who prescribed the medication. ...Read more
How collagen supplement treat acne? somepeople take collagen and get breakoutshould they continue? rebuild inside out is that why it caused breakout?
No proof for this: Collagen, a natural protein, has not been shown to increase by take it orally vs. a healthy diet with protein rich food. Gastric enzymes digest collagen to amino acids. Take care of your skin: avoid sun & 2nd hand smoke & pollutants, don't smoke, and get plenty of sleep on a regular cycle. Skin care should exfolliate, hydrate, & nourish with Vit C. HA fillers stimulate collagen to help scars. ...Read more
20 year old woman with sudden acne breakouts on chin. Pimples have been popping up and persisting for months with no obvious causes (Esp not topical)?
Changed to yasmin from dianette which cleared up acne had to change to yasmin as periods irregular. Yasmin has caused acne. Any meds for acne breakout?
Can an acne breakout on back cause itching, if not what else can cause these itchy pimple like things on my back no contact with allergies ?
Monitoring Centers: Lymphatic system absorbs/carries things too big to go into the arteries/veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. Lymph nodes "taste" the lymph for anything bad like bacteria/viruses/cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and your body reacts. They enlarge in response to the inflammation they create when they react. They shrink when all is well. ...Read more
Can using a salicylic acid face wash and prescription topical acne medication cause acne breakouts?
It can exacerbate sx: It is possible that topic treatment can exacerbate sx. Cleaning up your diet, removing junk and fatty foods, increase water intake, and adding probiotics as well as cleaning up any stool pbms . Rosacea is actually caused by a little bug and requires specif treatment, dermatology consult indicated. ...Read more
I've noticed a few breakouts popping up around my mouth. Can kissing a bearded man cause acne? Thanks!
No: Don't try to figure out why you are getting acne. It is never helpful. Be glad you have a relationship -- I am happy for you . Use topical benzoyl peroxide twice a day or else retinitis acid or a salicylic acid wash. Eventually you will outgrow it -- I was able to stop using medicines when I was 50. Best wishes. ...Read more
Can creatine (or whey protein) use during an intense weight training regimen cause a hormonal imbalance? If so, can this lead to acne breakout?
I have very problematic skin since I have turned 30; I have consistent acne breakouts which I use diffrren gel for but it causes peeling and dry skin no matter if I use a moisturizer or not and i still have breakouts that have caused scaring. What should
See below: You should see a dermatologist and discuss acutane. ...Read more
Will the st Ives timeless skin collagen elastin moisturizer cauSe breakouts? I am not acne prone but worried since it has mineral oil?
Scientific Rx: If you generally have good control, your physician may choose a low dose of systemic tetracyline plus perhaps a topical preparation. Herbal / supplement / mystical treatments will probably disappoint you though they may help with other aspects of your life. ...Read more
Dextroamphetamine|racemic amphetamine is an appetite suppressant which is a kind ...Read more