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2011/03/15 13:49:43 (permalink)

test and acne question

I finished my 12 week cycle of test at 500 a week and about week 9 started getting bad acne on my chest and back. i am now in my 2nd week of pct and still have this. is this typical? when do you usually see it go away? and last question, how can i prevent this next cycle, if at all possible.
 
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 13:51:27 (permalink)
    It's not typical mate no, i never really have any problems with spots. Couple here and there but nothing close to a breakout.

    Some say it should die off after PCT, other people get stuck with it.

    You'll have to wait and see, try some of that benzyl peroxide cream from boots (something like that) rub that all over your chest and that usually helps, So i'm led to believe anyway.
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 14:41:25 (permalink)
    Thank Doink, i had acne bad as a kid so that could have played a role to be honest. just didnt know if something i could run along with the test to keep that down.
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 14:48:58 (permalink)
    Some people run accutane but it's not cheap or pleasant by all accounts.

    I'd just stick with the creams and bodywashes for now mate, keep using those on cycle and see how you'r getting on 3/4 weeks after pct is finished. Hormone levels should be returning more towards natural levels by that point.
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 14:53:18 (permalink)
    diesel23

    Thank Doink, i had acne bad as a kid so that could have played a role to be honest.



    Imo that fact played more than a role mate, if you had it as a kid then of course messing with your hormones again is going to bring it back. Once your system stabilises again they should die down.

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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 15:44:19 (permalink)
    Mate last cycle was test and deca, and my back ended up really spotty, its all clear now, but that happened in aug 2010.

    Although i will say, i did wax my back , so that could have played a part also 

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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/15 22:35:40 (permalink)
    I was fine all cycle until PCT then they broke out all over the chest shoulders and back in PCT. Real pain in the backside as I started to date a new girl at the same time. Tried using cream, did jack diddly and thought about accutance, but have just left it and it has all but cleared up on it's own, just a few left on the back. However, I am about to finish 'time off' so will be back on soon. Oh well, just wait and see how I go and if it kicks in again I'll be getting some accutane.

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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 09:28:01 (permalink)
    Hi mate, I finished my first cycle of Test E just before xmas and got some acne during PCT. I thought that was it and then BOOM severe acne on chest and shoulders a week or so after PCT.
    I suffered acne as a kid aswell and my advice to you mate is to get on top of it now before it gets worse.
    I'm currently running accutane and its starting to clear up 3 and a half months after I finished cycle.
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 21:49:41 (permalink)
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    Hi mate, I finished my first cycle of Test E just before xmas and got some acne during PCT. I thought that was it and then BOOM severe acne on chest and shoulders a week or so after PCT.
    I suffered acne as a kid aswell and my advice to you mate is to get on top of it now before it gets worse.
    I'm currently running accutane and its starting to clear up 3 and a half months after I finished cycle.

    mate that's a bummer, whereas I never had any ever and on the cusp of 40 it was tough having to suddenly experience it now ;)

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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 22:21:42 (permalink)
    Am starting to get some spots on my chest and back now at week 9 but nothing too bad,gains out weigh spots anyway lol 
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 22:25:57 (permalink)
    ruskybaby


    mate that's a bummer, whereas I never had any ever and on the cusp of 40 it was tough having to suddenly experience it now ;)


    yeah i bet mate, can't be nice gettin acne at that point of ur life
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 22:37:31 (permalink)
    im in pct and also runnin tribulus to help boost test back up and spots are coming thick and fast. far worse than when i was on!
    not too worried as a few sunbeds once im finished will sort them out! had a couple mid cycle and it dried them all out nicely!
     
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/16 22:44:40 (permalink)
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    im in pct and also runnin tribulus to help boost test back up and spots are coming thick and fast. far worse than when i was on!
    not too worried as a few sunbeds once im finished will sort them out! had a couple mid cycle and it dried them all out nicely!



    It's not the spots on cycle you need to worry about mate. It's when u come off and your hormones go mental, thats when the severe acne creeps in.
    Most people are fine but just be prepared that if you have any history of acne etc then you may be in for a bit of a suprise.
    Hope you manage to clear em up bud
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/17 03:33:28 (permalink)
    I typically get bad spots on test, deep lasting painful sons a bitches. This time around I use an abbrasive cloth every shower, BP cream, BP scrub to wash with, and salicylic wipes between training sessions if I'm in it for a long day. Might be harsh on the skin but it's kept spots at bay for the most part. I also run aromasin at 12.5 mg ed to help out. When I got super spotty before that **** lasted for probably 3 months... seems to be uncommon but that's how it went for me.

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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/18 23:00:48 (permalink)
    I get spots on my head mostly and chest and back and I had this before I started gear. Tbh gear makes it no worse

    I'm currently running roaccutane at 40mg ed and it's cleared it up. I had to buy it as I couldn't get it on prescription
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    Re:test and acne question 2011/03/18 23:56:44 (permalink)
    'They' say to try Vitamin B5 for acne ..... 

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