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A 34-year-old member asked:

will accutane get rid of tiny pimples or only cysts?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Overkill: Treating 'tiny pimples' with Isotretinoin is like killing gnats with a flame thrower. Mild acne is best managed with topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated. Your personal physician or a dermatology consultant knows how to select the right rx for your particular case. Best wishes.

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