Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Up until a couple years ago I never had skin problems. I would get a stress blemish from time to time on my chin, but other than that my skin was flawless.
Now I wake up to what looks like very minor roscea/acne/rash. I have seen a dermatologist about this problem. One said it was cystic acne and treated me with benzoyl peroxide. Another said I had roscea and treated with metrogel. Neither product worked and only seemed to inflame my face more.
As silly as this process may seem, it all started a couple days ago with a bartholin (For all of you Fame of Throne fans, I call it Baratheon) cyst. I had never had one before and holy goodness was it painful!! I found someone posted a mix of 1 tbps a piece of witch hazel, tea tree oil, and calamine lotion. Which worked for the cyst. As I was researching I found several sites that listed these as a cure for itchy facial bumps which is what I have. I used the mixture at night and I woke up with smooth, less irritated skin.
I did notice I had very minor acne bumps (not visible to the eye but only to the touch) on my chin line. This is indicative of a hormonal imbalance. I don't think it is my thyroid this time since that has been functioning fairly well. I do and have thought another glad is off balance which would make sense. I mean if one gland is off the whole system is off and trying to make up for it. So now that I know this I am on a hunt to find how to help cure that problem.
The moral is, listen to your body. There is a reason for every minor or major problem, even though it may not seem like it sometimes your body doesn't hate you and isn't doing these things to anger you but to tell you something is amiss.