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Anxiety and depression

First off, my daughter had pretty bad acne and about a year ago I put her on medication to clear it up. It was amazing and did wonders for her confidence. Since the mandatory mask wearing at school her acne has returned in the area that the mask covers, including behind her ears and neck where the strings sit.And just this morning, December 7, 2020, she finally told me how she has been having panic…

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Adverse effects of masks on my children

My high schooler complains of a headache, rashes, pimples and she has also had panic attacks due to the masks. She has an exemption but cannot use it unless she stays away from everyone at school. She would basically be alone at all times…My youngest feels like he can’t breath, gets anxiety and gets headaches and stomach aches often. Age 17 and 8 Location Salt Lake City, Utah

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Headaches, rash, and mouth sores

I have 5 kids who are in school 7 hours a day and are required to wear masks. They may remove them to eat, drink water, or for gym class if they are outdoors. All of them have had severe headaches, facial rashes and acne around the mouth, as well as mouth sores inside their mouths. Every day they take a newly washed, highly breathable mask but it does not help. Age18,16,16,13,11LocationELMHURST IL

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Acne flare

My Senior has to wear a mask at work. Even for 4-5 hours at a time, she began to develop cystic acne and a weird rash around her mouth and lower cheeks. Now, she is buying a treatment that is pretty expensive to help alleviate the inflammation and embarrassment. Age 17 Location Lower Bucks, PA

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Constant rashes

Kids attend school 5 days per week, and every day they are experiencing facial rashes that I have to treat with creams. Age 6 and 9 Location Granville, Ohio

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Increased anxiety caused by acne breakouts, anxiety

My 18 year old son has to wear masks at technical school and job.  Break out on face from mask, around mouth, chin and cheeks. Does not want to go to school due to depression from wearing mask and not being able to sit with friends in groups and talk or communicate. Has anxiety attacks through night, unable to sleep, over eating, weight gain. Signs of depression, despair and lack of motivation. Male – 18…

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staph infection

Staff infection around her mouth….had to get her medication to get rid of it. Age 17 Location Saratoga Springs, NY

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Facial rash from stupid mask

Hello, My son is in first grade and is required to wear a mask 98% of his day. He has some sensory issues with an ADHD diagnosis so a mask restricting his breathing was an issue from inception of school year. As time went on he has developed a bad habit of chewing on his mask ( bc he now fears taking it off In school bc he has been reprimanded more than necessary) The…

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Severe ‘Maskne’

My 15 year old son has been combating severe acne for two years. We have been seeing a dermatologist for this; using an antibiotic, creams and finally a very strong medicine that comes with many risks in an of itself. After 6 months to a year of prepping we finally started this very strong regimen of pills at the beginning of August.(One pill a day that has gradually increased to two pills a day) All…

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Maskne and Isolation

He is required to wear a mask at both school and work And even though we wash them daily, his face around his mouth is breaking out severely. He was exposed to a classmate who tested positive and is being forced to stay home from school for 14 days even though he is not sick. He doesn’t do well with online assignments so his grades are suffering. I’m watching him closely for signs of depression…

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