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i am starting accutane for hormonal cystic acne. can i use retin-a micro gel also? is retin a helpful in preventing scarring?

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Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Accutane should not be combined with Retin A unless directed by your dermatologist. Accutane will dry your skin and Retin A will exacerbate that.
Answered on May 3, 2018
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