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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Accutane & other: Using Accutane is usually a last resort option for most people due to the side effects and expense. Most people will have attempted treatment with or ... Read More

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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
It may be as 50% get: About 50% of patients will get pimples after stopping Accutane course of theraty, but the acne may not be as severe as before.I will suggest you go ba ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Easy does it: I'm betting your physician could manage your acne either with topical prescription meds, or good old topical benzoyl peroxide along with a low dose of ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Overkill: Treating 'tiny pimples' with Isotretinoin is like killing gnats with a flame thrower. Mild acne is best managed with topical benzoyl peroxide as toler ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Yes: You're brave to take this medicine, and it's a wise decision. Stay the course, and good luck.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gabriel Niles
15 years experience Family Medicine
Acne: The short answer is yes. Isotretinoin prevents most new acne formation. The pimples you already had may resolve quicker than if you we're not on the m ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Most likely: There are going to be ups and downs with Accutane therapy. Just hunker down to finish the course with recommended follow ups.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Stay the course: I'd do it. If you need isotretinoin, the situation is serious. You are an adult now and acne is a huge personal and professional liability. Whoever is ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Maybe: Try using the topical acne treatments for now. If the acne is not responding well enough to those, then see the doctor. You might need prescriptions ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Acne: we can't respond if we don't know your age.

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