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After researching fibromyalgia/ibs, I discovered it is linked to accutane. Its ruined my life and I hardly leave the house. Tips on overcoming this?
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
4 doctors agree
In brief: See a specialist
See a physician with expertise in managing fibromyalgia, perhaps a rheumatologist who can also assure that your problem is not accutane-induced enthesitis.

In brief: See a specialist
See a physician with expertise in managing fibromyalgia, perhaps a rheumatologist who can also assure that your problem is not accutane-induced enthesitis.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Difficult situation
A small percentage of people who take Accutane develop fibromalgia or ibs.
The most important thing for your recovery is finding a doctor that you are comfortable with who can help you find the best treatments. A functional medicine doc might be the best route to go. Regular exercise, a healthy diet, good sleep and stress reduction are crucial. Some medications can be helpful.

In brief: Difficult situation
A small percentage of people who take Accutane develop fibromalgia or ibs.
The most important thing for your recovery is finding a doctor that you are comfortable with who can help you find the best treatments. A functional medicine doc might be the best route to go. Regular exercise, a healthy diet, good sleep and stress reduction are crucial. Some medications can be helpful.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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