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acne and liver function

A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Pruritis: If your pruritus is otherwise unexplained I suspect that it may be caused by liver disease in view of the presence of elevated ALT and a fatty liver. ... Read More

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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
New Rx: People like you can still use topical benzoyl peroxide, clindamycin, and a retinoic acid derivativie topically. I'd urge you to consider a different a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Isotretinoin: You should be under a doctor, s care so he can monitor your safety.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
It doesn't: This question suggests you've been spending time at subscientific medical sites offering various treatments to "improve your liver"; presently they pr ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: And i would warn you against "liver detoxification" and the whole subscientific culture with which these fearmongers will involve you. An evidence-bas ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Inadequate: 10 mg dose that u r proposing to take may be inadequate dose for acne.Actual dose is 0.5-1mg/kg/day given twice a day for 15-20 weeks. So guessing ur ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rajesh Kumar
47 years experience Pediatrics
Hepatotoxic: It can cause liver damage. The side effects are numerous and u and ur doctor shd carefully consider the risk benefit ratio.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
ACNE TREATMENTS: OCCASIONALLY, YOUR WEIGHT WILL PLAY A ROLE IN THE DOSAGE, ESPECIALLY WHEN ISOTRETINOIN AND ANTIBIOTICS ARE CONCERNED. PLEASE CHECK THIS WITH YOUR DERM ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely and I prefe: the liquid form, but its great for brain function!!
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
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Orotane is Accutane: which in the US is not prescribed for mild acne because of the potential for side effects, including liver damage, birth defects, others. It is impor ... Read More
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