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What works best to get rid if severe acne?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Accutane, usually

There are many effective prescription treatments for acne, but in severe cases Accutane (isotretinoin) is often the best choice.
The drug has some issues, especially birth defects if taken while pregnant, but most of the other popularized "dangers" are overblown. Still, it must be prescribed by a doctor with experience in its use.

In brief: Accutane, usually

There are many effective prescription treatments for acne, but in severe cases Accutane (isotretinoin) is often the best choice.
The drug has some issues, especially birth defects if taken while pregnant, but most of the other popularized "dangers" are overblown. Still, it must be prescribed by a doctor with experience in its use.
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