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Can I use a gentle topical acne cream during my early months of isotretinoin therapy when the acne usually gets worse before it gets better?

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In brief: Yes.

In fact, most people treated for acne get topical meds even if they take oral meds.

In brief: Yes.

In fact, most people treated for acne get topical meds even if they take oral meds.
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Certainly

However this may result in excessive dryness and a good non comedogenic moisturizer is highly recommended.

In brief: Certainly

However this may result in excessive dryness and a good non comedogenic moisturizer is highly recommended.
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