Acne like crazy!
- 02-13-2013, 06:54 PM
Acne like crazy!
So before i started lifting i had acne on my face but not severely, but since I've started lifting about 2 months in, I started getting mild back and shoulder acne. Which now almost a year I have horrible acne on my back, shoulders, neck and chest. I'm very clean, shower daily. What could this be? Hormonal changes? I'm 21, 6'1, 170
- 02-14-2013, 01:38 AM
- 02-14-2013, 02:18 PM
02-14-2013, 05:01 PM
I honestly think its just your age and hormones taking over. Same reaction happens to lots of pro bodybuilders that use steroids because they're testosterone levels are higher than normal. But once they get passed they're first cycle it levels out. Friend me on here and let me know what happens. Good luck my friend.
02-14-2013, 07:15 PM
Acne is a really complex beast. It can be triggered by a myriad of factors...LH spikes, Estrogen, Testosterone, hygiene, viral acne...pft a lot. I have found that Vitex (Chaste Berry) helps in these situations...could look into that.
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02-20-2013, 12:50 AM
Hey guys I've had acne for years and tried many treatments such as doxycycline minomyacin Bactrim ds all have had varied results I'm currently taking roacutaine and it appears to be working best advice I can give is head down to your doctor and see what they make of it
02-20-2013, 05:14 AM
Yeah josh I know what you mean. I took 4 cycles of accutane by the time I was 15. Dried out my sebaceous glands pretty good. So no more really bad acne anymore.
02-20-2013, 10:26 AM
Shower less....LOL this is my personal finding that when I shower less frequently my face/body clears up, but after the day that I shower I break out. It could also be the soap that you are using
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02-20-2013, 12:49 PM
02-24-2013, 10:32 AM
I don't think so that your acne problem is die to your loifting. I think there is a problem with your diet. Try to change it and eat low calories food specially avoid oily food. You should drink more water.
08-04-2013, 06:47 PM
08-06-2013, 11:46 AM
Irish Spring has a body wash with 2% salicylic acid that seems to work relatively well and smells pleasant.
08-06-2013, 12:05 PM
08-12-2013, 08:47 PM
You should see a dermatologist! The people in this forum can speculate all they want as to what the cause to your acne is, but only your doctor is going to be able to give you the best solution.
08-14-2014, 03:19 AM
I had real bad chronic acne, after a month or so or taking Iodine in the 1000-2000mcg range it's not really a problem anymore. A month ago I didn't want to take my shirt off at the beach, now I don't even notice it.
Iodine wins again.
08-21-2014, 08:26 PM
08-23-2014, 10:55 AM
11-14-2014, 05:48 AM
11-27-2014, 09:18 PM
11-29-2014, 02:35 PM
Pantothenic acid and Lcarnitine.
Its very effective. It takes a couple of weeks for pre existing acne to heal up but once you get on it regularly you can expect 75+% clearance.
I started at 6 caps per day for 2 weeks then dropped to 3 x 1 daily and Im clear.
My acne used to be brutal
New BLR PRE WORKOUT coming soon!
11-29-2014, 02:49 PM
11-29-2014, 05:12 PM
Yah It would be fine.
Acnedren is healthy to take and has no negative interactions I know of.
New BLR PRE WORKOUT coming soon!
02-04-2015, 03:00 PM
tretinoin at night, I got that from my dermatologist as well, also get yourself some clindamycin use morning after showering off and dry helps reduce redness and swelling. I also like Neutrogena ance wash I think its called its orange and in like a gel looking bottle, anyway I like that for pre-shave, I would get bad acne from shaving regularly but that helped out, also shave less EOD. Get yourself an exfoliator could help use every other day, change your soap, use a different towel so bacteria doesn't grow on it, if you get cystic acne get a hot wet rag, not burn your skin hot but hot enough to bare and hold on acne cysts for 10 mins a day, rag will get cold so re wet and heat and apply. All these are home remedies that will help. But see a dermatologist they will be able to help diagnose you best, ask about oral care pill called Actaclate spelling incorrect but sounds like that. Hope some of this helps ya out I delt with bad acne myself for years as I got past 21 it improved but still gotta keep up on it.
04-23-2015, 08:29 AM
04-23-2015, 08:54 AM
Dude, i'm 39 and still get breakouts. It's mainly when I consume dairy products. If I drink chocolate milk I can guarantee a breakout the next day. It's a trade off i'm willing to make.
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05-23-2015, 02:13 AM
Have you maybe been nectar for something? About something m to be honest all I use for an acne cleanser is a bar of soap its something that dries up your fave and gets rid of acne within days try it.
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