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flowerchild posted a topic in HealthI was raped when i was younger and my attacker cut me a few times around my genitals. I have some pretty serious/obvious scaring now. I've not been in a sexual relationship since then, so i was wondering would guys be disgusted/freaked out by the scars? And should i warn them ahead of time or what? Thank you
I didn't know where to put this, so it's here. When I was 13, I started suffering from severe acne. This went on until 19, until I FINALLY tried out Proactiv, & it helped me so much. My skin was flawless within a month! I had tried every other over-the-counter & prescription washes/creams & nothing helped apart from that. I'm now 21, & it seems it no longer works. It's been happening for a year now. The acne has slowly been coming back, & I feel so hideous. It doesn't help because I suffer from keratosis pilaris on my cheeks, deep, purple acne scarring on my chin, and constant acne on my chin. I know it's probably hormonal acne but I have tried EVERYTHING & it just doesn't go away. It's so bad, make up can't even cover it properly. & I don't want make up to be the solution. I want it GONE. I drink lots of water, I eat healthy, exercise. I've been to every acne specialist and dermatologist and no one can help me. It's to the point where I haven't left the house in weeks. Maybe nearly months. I can't stand it. I can't go out looking like this. I constantly cry & I hate myself. I hate being so ugly. Acne should have gone away at 18 or 19, even 20! But it shouldn't still be here. Especially when NO ONE else in the family has ever suffered from me, it's literally just me! I don't know where else to turn. I want my life back. Everyone always laughs at says "it's just pimples, grow up" but that's not the case. It's not "just a pimple or two" my whole face is covered in it or KP. It's embarrassing & I'm hideous. I've tried everything & I'm out of money now. Nothing has ever worked. Someone suggested maybe I have PCOS but that's hereditary & I don't think anyone else in the family has it. & I'm not going back to the doctor because of pimples, they just laughed at me last time. I'm just so sick of this. Why me? Why out of this whole big family was I cursed? I'm sick of looking at it, at myself. I feel sick just by even thinking about it. I can only imagine what others must think. & they do think about it, because people can't refrain from pointing it out. Which is why I don't leave the house anymore. & that's hard since I live alone. Class starts in a month & I'm withdrawing as soon as I can. & I hate it. I really was looking forward to it, & I hate that I have to give up my life because of this hideousness on my face. The last 2-3 years of my life, my skin was perfect, minus the KP but that was easily hidden enough, so why would it decide now to start making me live in hell. Anonymous poster hash: 86fc9...cde
As a teenager (13+) I had really, really bad acne. It wasn't cysts or anything, just a lot of large, angry red pimples all over my cheeks and chin/jaw. It wasn't until I was 18 that I was able to find a product that actually worked in getting rid of the acne, but unfortunately it did leave behind some scars. It left dark scarring along my chin & jaw, & a LOT of red marks on my cheeks. The red scars actually make it look like I have a bad rash on my face & it's awful. Make up doesn't really cover it all that well. I can't wear my hair off my face (such as tucked behind my ears, etc) because it makes the scars really visible & it's just really embarrassing. I use a dark spot serum on my chin which seems to be helping but doesn't do a lot for my cheeks. Do you know of any way to help fade the scarring (which won't cause pimples)? I'd probably consider laser treatment as a last resort but it's not really something I'd like to have to do. Anonymous poster hash: e3cc5...03e