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Rapid Premature Aging at 28 - HELP!


I am 28 years old and recently I started developing wrinkles everywhere on my face (forehead, under eye, between eyebrows, nasolabial lines and more). Some days when I look at my face in the mirror I feel like a 50 year old. The texture of my facial skin looks horrible, my skin is very dry and my facial pores are pretty big. I also have puffiness and black circles under my eyes.

My weight is normal, I eat healthy, exercise a lot and take a multivitamin and Complex B. I don't drink, don't smoke, don't tan, don't wear makeup, don't do drugs and don't go out in the sun. I get plenty of water and about 8-10 hours of sleep every night. I also moisturize at least twice a day. My mother and my sister look 10 years younger than their age and up until recently I looked I was in my mid-teens, so the problem is certainly not genetic.

I suffer from Eosinophilia and Hashimotos and I'm kind of wondering if these conditions may be related to my terrible skin. My thyroid hormone levels are currently normal, but generally they tend to fluctuate a lot.

I would get plastic surgery if I could, but unfortunately I can't afford it. I've tried some over the counter products such as Cerave, Bel Essence, and Olay Regenerist, but nothing seems to work. Sometimes moisturizing helps a little for a short period of time, but then a few hours later my face looks terrible again.

What am I doing wrong? What could be causing this? I really want to get to the bottom of this because cosmetics products and treatments are so expensive and time consuming, and most of them don't even work. Some days my face looks so bad that I'm too embarrassed to leave my house. I'm too embarrassed to talk to my doctors about this because I doubt that they're going to care. Also, getting an appointment with a good dermatologist takes months and I'm afraid that my face will look even older by then.

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
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Thank you for your advice. I made an appointment with a dermatologist but it isn't until the end of June.

I drink tons of water (at least half a gallon a day), but I still experience signs of moderate dehydration relatively frequently (especially in the morning).
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Hi. I do recommend visiting a Dermatologist. How is your fluid intake? Make an appointment with a Dermatologist some skin conditions are best treated early
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