Patient Comments: Acne (Pimples) - Length Symptoms Lasted

Question:How long did the symptoms of your acne (pimples) last?

Comment from: 25-34 Female (Patient) Published: April 01

I'm 27 and I have horrible acne, all over my face neck and back, and I'm cursed, not only did I not start getting acne until I was 20, I found out, the hard way, that I am deathly allergic to benzoyl peroxide. Each menstrual cycle gets worse some of my pimples hurt so bad that I can't even think straight. When my period goes away it takes about a week for the really bad ones to go away, and then 2 weeks later it starts all over again. Wish there was something I could do to stop this horrible cycle.

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