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  • What has everyone's experience with steroid acne been? I'm 1 month post-op.
  • Patty I'm sorry I just saw your question! Sorry lol I don't get on here very often! I had a liver transplant, actually 2 transplants. My first was 17 years ago and my second 12 plus years ago.
  • I was using a BB cream with SPF15, until my dermatologist recommended a couple of facial moisturizers with SPF30:  CeraVe facial moisturizing cream with SPF30 or Aveeno positively radiant daily moisturizer broad spectrum SPF30.  I like the idea of my skin doctor looking at my face & suggesting options for protection.   

  • For skin care this a great product, Called GLA skin oil ( Borage Oil ) Great for Beautiful Skin, Psoriasis, Eczema, Rosacea and Wrinkles. It's by Lorna Vanderhaeghe. Check it out. Little on the price, $45 to $48 per 237 ml bottle in Canada but made in the U.S.A

     

  • As a liver transplant recipient, I was told I could not take aspirin, only Tylenol.

  • I had a kidney transplant 6 years ago and in the past couple of years have had spots frozen and squamous cells removed.  Had to see a special doctor to do ones on my face.  I see my kidney doctor 2 x a year and my dermatologist 3x a year.  I use aveno moisturizer with sunscreen for my face and sport sunscreen when I am going to be out in the sun.  But if an aspirin would help I would try that too.

  • HIlary can I ask what transplant did you have. My husband had a heart transplant 15 years ago and is just started to get some squamous on his body . He has his annual every year usually in October . I was just curious.
  • Patty--I do see a dermatologist annually. I actuall don't have annual transplant followups, I see my transplant team every 5 years and the years in between I see my PCP for a physical and have blood and urine testing done and results sent to my transplant center. I started seeing a dermatologiost when I noticed a suspicious looking spot that turned out to be benign but my dermatologist recommended annual checks to be on the safe side given my meds. :)

  • I don't understand why when you all go
    in for your annual checkups that they don't consider doing a skin search also.
  • I am 5 years out in April and in  the past 2 years I have had 8 squamous cell cancers removed.  I use Coppertone spf 30 and wear UPF long sleeve clothing and always a wide brimmed hat in the sun.   I don't use sprays they blow away and if you don't rub them in they are spotty.

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