A 22-year-old female asked:
Acne on my chin and jawline. derm prescribed accutane on first app. should i try hormonal treatment first?
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Pathology 45 years experience
4.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Family Medicine 12 years experience
Yes: Acne on the chin and jawline is almost always hormonal. I don't think trying Accutane before other more conservative treatments is a wise decision. Accutane is a great drug and can really help this type of acne but has a lot of risks and side effects. It is best to try other treatment first like creams, lotions, washes, facials, antibiotics, and even birth control pills.
4.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 24, 2017
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