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Doctor insights on: Accutane And Pigmentation Genital Bumps

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Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Anyway to help get rid of hyper pigmentation from acne while on accutane?? Have to swim in a Month and want it to improve on back! HELP!!

Laser: Use sunscreen. Aloe vera leaf extract or azelaic acid or hydroqinone-containing products can work. Quickest is laser. http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/1069191-treatment ...Read more

Reproductive Organs (Definition)

The major organs of the reproductive system includes, the external genitalia (penis and vulva) as well as a number of internal organs including the gamete producing gonads (testicles and ovaries). Diseases of the human reproductive system are very common and widespread, particularly ...Read more


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I'm ending my treatment of Accutane and I have light pink wide bumps from previous cystic acne on my face. Will this go away? Not filled with pus.

I'm ending my treatment of Accutane and I have light pink wide bumps from previous cystic acne on my face. Will this go away? Not filled with pus.

Scars: These are old acne scars. You can address them with a plastic surgeon or dermatologist now that your acne is under control and can be expected to remain so for at least several months -- and if you're lucky, forever. ...Read more

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If I have vitiligo covering about 50% of my genital area can I treat it or at least get back some pigmentation?

If I have vitiligo covering about 50% of my genital area can I treat it or at least get back some pigmentation?

Yes: Vitiligo can be treated with topicals and UV light or laser. Some areas are very resistant to treatment and may not respond to anything. It's worth trying to see if you can get repigmentation. ...Read more

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I was just put on accutaine for 60 mg a day and in 2 months my doctor is going to bump it up to 70 mg a day. Is that okay since I only weigh 135?

I was just put on accutaine for 60 mg a day and in 2 months my doctor is going to bump it up to 70 mg a day. Is that okay since I only weigh 135?

Do you trust the doc: Only certain physicians can prescribe Accutane and it is tightly monitored by prescribers. If you trusted him/her initially and have no new reason to feel otherwise, you should continue to follow the advice and therapy given. You're about 60 kg and max dose is 2mg per kg or 120mg for very severe cases. The dose is appropriate if monitored. If you feel uneasy talk to your doc about your concerns. ...Read more

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Have these tiny little bumps on both sides of my pee hole is it something serious it doesn't itch or nothing also have brown pigmentation on same place?

Have these tiny little bumps on both sides of my pee hole is it something serious it doesn't itch or nothing also have brown pigmentation on same place?

Maybe Normal: The bumps may be normal, but one can not determine that without an exam. If you have had sex, that can increase the possibilities of it not being normal. See your doctor, urologist, or local public health clinic for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Tiny a bit raised rough feeling bump on bottom lip, no pain or anything. pigmentation a bit darker than other parts of lip. healing scar or what is it?

Tiny a bit raised rough feeling bump on bottom lip, no pain or anything. pigmentation a bit darker than other parts of lip. healing scar or what is it?

Oral trauma: This could be an area that is healing if you recently traumatized it, if the area is movable and blueish like a varicose vein it could be a varicosity. It wouldn't hurt to see a dentist for evaluation. It's likely nothing serious but it wouldn't hurt to have it checked out ...Read more

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If I have genital hsv1 and just finished bumps associated with first out break 4 days ago, why do I still have severe tingling and slight itch? Am I s

If I have genital hsv1 and just finished bumps associated with first out break 4 days ago, why do I still have severe tingling and slight itch? Am I s

Neuritis: Herpes virus lives in the nerve cells associated with the infected site. The sensation associated with the infection ranges from nothing to itching to pain. If it continues or occurs repeatedly, see your doctor to help minimize the risk of permanent damage (post-viral neuritis). ). ...Read more

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What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

What causes red itchy bumps on a childs genitals?

Difficult to answer: Attempting to diagnose ; then properly treat rashes "over the phone" or without actually inspecting is usually ill-advised. Nonetheless, based on my experience of nearly 30 years of office-based pediatrics, rashes that most frequent the diaper region tend to be either due to yeast or irritation. If you have already attempted home treatment w/o success perhaps it's best to see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

What are bumps on genitals labia area called?

Need examination: There are many reasons for labia bumps. Please provide a photo for us to better characterize and diagnose the bump. ...Read more

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How to get rid of genital bumps warths itchiness?

How to get rid of genital bumps warths itchiness?

Warts ?: If you have warts then seek medical care as these are contagious. They are viral in origin and can spread or persist awhile , if not treated. ...Read more

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What is the difference between genital herpes and sweat bumps?

What is the difference between genital herpes and sweat bumps?

Very Different: Genital herpes are grouped vesicles (small blisters) on an area of red skin that often recur ing the same spots. Sweat bumps do not have blisters and the are not on a base of red skin. Herpes may itch or be painful. Sweat bumps are less symptomatic. ...Read more

Taking Accutane (Definition)

Accutane (Isotretinoin) is a powerful medicine that treats acne. It is known to cause severe birth defects if a woman becomes ...Read more