Spots and pimples

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Has anyone noticed they keep getting lots of spots or pimples etc whilst on this medication? Ive been getting a lot and some of them are sore

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    yep! more itchy than sore but they started when i increased to 20mg

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    I had hives in the early months zopiclone withdrawal, they are itchy red spots, appear then go within in a few days not sore though. Had them sporadically for few months then stopped, think it's probably due to anxiety maybe?

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    Hi

    I been having breakout pimples like I never had before ๐Ÿ˜ก can Celexa do that ?

    I hope it goes once I'm balance out on the meds

    on week 8 on 5 MG

    lots of side effects like nausea, shakes and headache

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      I also wonder if it makes our skin more sensitive as i seem more alert to any soreness or itching etc and ive also noticed my glasses have started rubbing and making my skin sore behind one of my ears. My health anxiety makes me notice any little bit of discomfort etc

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      Hi

      thank u for ur response back

      I know this question is not for this site but is there a site for people that are on 5mg Celexa and talk about it helping there anxiety ?

      Thank u toria and anyone else that reads this โ˜บ

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      Hi , hope this finds u doing better โ˜บ

      how are u doing and how far along are u now on Celexa ?

      Are u feeling any better on it yet ?

      Do u have side effects that are going or gone or got less ?

      I'm starting today on week 8 and had the last 2 days being okay

      don't get me wrong not me yet ๐Ÿ˜ก but there were better anxiety wise

      but not so good today ๐Ÿ˜ก yes still have side effects but they are getting

      better too morning's are still ruff how about yours ?

      Please get with me if u can and want and have the time

      thanks babsyboo

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    Hi, yes, I discontinued Citalopram in August 2019 and then, exactly three months later and ever since, have had eczema on my eyelids and spots around my mouth and right side of my face. I definitely think it's the drug. I'm convinced it's something neural because it's on one side of my face....bit like shingles (but GP ruled shingles out.) Also, have had these dam spots for a month now and they are taking AGES to clear up. I feel like I have acne aged 51 !

    I switched to Venlafaxine, psychiatrist said that it was a bit late to be getting spots from that, it most likely would have occurred sooner. Of course, he denied it would be Citalopram WD...sigh

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      Hello Ruth

      I've reduced my citalopram dose from 10mg to 5mg over the last 10 months and am still getting withdrawal symptoms. When you say you discontinued citalopram, do you mean you just stopped and started venlafaxine with no weaning off? Just wondering if you are getting withdrawal effects still and if so what they are, apart from the spots.

      Thanks

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      im only 1 month into taking cit, been on 20mg since the start. You are right the spots and pimples seem to take forever to go away and ive also got a lot of dry skin

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      Hi Toria

      Yes, it drives me crazy at night time, can be anywhere, feet, legs, neck, back ugh. I also get fidgety legs, can't keep them still, only when I'm in bed though. Et tu?

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      Hi Graham

      Sometimes I get an itch on my back and when I go and scratch it I can feel like a lightly scabbed area and it looks like a long cat scratch. These come and go. Don't know what that is?? i also feel burning, mostly in my legs, at night. I can't seem to regulate my temperature, one minute I'm hot and then cold. Weird!!

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      Yeah i try not to itch it if i can as then it can make my skin sore, ive had an itchy head and scalp recently as well and occasionally on my hands. All these things certainly dont help my health anxiety lol, I used to just worry about my moles but not i keep looking at these spots and blemishes and worrying, i even worried about a tiny red dot yesterday lol

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      Hi Graham

      I get itchy head and scalp too.

      I was getting what looked like tiny red blood spots on my arms, my doctor looked at them and just said nothing to worry about. They've gone now, so have my eye floaters .๐Ÿ˜€ I 'm into headaches big time at the moment, a lot of fun that is.๐Ÿ˜ฌ

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      Hi Sonia,

      Yes mine are like little red blood spots, had them before on my arm and never gave them a second thought yet saw one on my stomach yesterday and worried due to my heath anxiety, it even has me worried about little dried out spots.

      Im glad some of your symptoms have gone, hopefully your headaches will stop too, mine havent been too bad recently but still have a lot of discomfort in my neck and up to the back corners of my head

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      Hi

      how are u coming along are u doing better

      do u still get morning anxiety and side effects

      I still get them very badly the last 3 days and wonder if that's normal being in on beginning week 8

      what do u think , how long are u in this meds now?

      Before does 3 days I had morning anxiety and side effects don't get me wrong , it's just more now the last 3 days ๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ข๐Ÿ˜ขscared about this all

      can u help me what do u think ? Thanks ahead of time

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      Hi im currently into my 5th week and am having up and down days at the moment. My morning anxiety is still there but better than it was but my anxiety overall is still there, im constantly worring about my moles and blemishes etc. Side effect wise i still have neck stiffness and pain along with some skin symptoms and random aches pains and twinges around my body

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      Hi

      good to hear from u back so ur in ur 5th week , what kind of up and downs are u having if u don't mind me asking

      are they side effects from the meds? I read u still get morning anxiety are they bad ? How are they though the day ?

      I hope u get to felling better in a few more days โ˜บ

      we still have a ways to go the both of us . I'm in the middle of week 8 and still

      having side effects starting early in the mornings going till late afternoon then I get a bit better in the evening . How are ur days u get afternoon or evenings better ? The worries is a side effect from the meds I pray u get better with that and that the worries leave u . I been having bad 3 days and so scared I'm going backwards, the side effects are even more then they were in the first 6 week , Celexa is kicking my butt. What do u think is going on . Hope to hear from u back soon , good talking to u

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