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Posted 15 Oct 2013 by • 2 answers
I'm 23 years old and never suffered from bad skin when I was in my teens at all, it was when I was about 21 all of a sudden out of nowhere I started getting really bad skin cystic acne on my cheeks and chin area it was really painful & embarrassing I absolutely hated it! I tried allsorts ...
Posted 14 May 2012 by • 8 answers
His Dr. told us not to go home and research it because it would scare us to death. Well I didnt listen and have researched until my eyes are crossed. This just doesnt seem like the right thing to be giving a teen. He has some acne on his face but the worst of it is on his back and arms. Does anyone ...
Posted 3 Sep 2013 by • 1 answer
i will start taking accutane soon these days and ai will be having an event in the coming mouth so will it get worse in a way more than it is ,doubled acne and redness ? that i wont be able to go out on occasions first weeks ? :( is it fine to apply make up to cover them up during treatment
Posted 13 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
I took Accutane for my acne problem for about 2 months and realised that I started getting severe joint pains almost everywhere (feets, elbows, shoulder, knees, etc.). Never had this problem before. I stopped it after that. Its been about three weeks and the pain still has not gone away. I can ...
Posted 30 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
My face now having pimples more than before I having acnotin 20.I'm annoying and wondering whether acnotin 20 suitable for me. I need some one to guide me. Thank you very much.
Posted 9 May 2014 by • 1 answer
This is my third week on accutane (20 mg per day) , and i am still breaking out like never before . I have cystic acne on my jawline and they have been there consistently for 2 months now . There are also few cysts on my upper cheek that is below my eye .. and they are so big that they almost cover ...
Posted 13 May 2011 by • 6 answers
Posted 9 days ago by • 0 answers
When my daughter was 16 she was put on accutane for more than a year. She is now 29 and for 12-13 years she has been having trouble with her food getting stuck after she swallows! The problem has continued to get worse with time. She has now had her esophagus stretched several times at first ...
Posted 12 days ago by • 0 answers
I've been struggling to find the right kind of topical, birth control, oral pill, etc. to treat acne. After probably 5 years and being a college student, I wanted to get on Accutane but understood the risks, so I gave one more shot to a topical and got prescribed to Veltin. At first, it made ...
Posted 28 Dec 2017 by • 1 answer
My 14 year old daughter has severe scarring acne and is a week into Accutane. Her face is getting really itchy already. Any advice for her? She’s tried all other medication and this is her last chance to get it cleared up. I’m really worried for her.
Posted 14 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
He seems to be developing breasts. I have read this can be normal with hormone changes and usually goes away. He started Accutane 3 no the ago. Not sure if this is part of the problem. Should he stop taking this drug?
Posted 29 Sep 2017 by • 1 answer
About 5 years ago when I was 18 I was prescribed Ortho Tri Cyclen which ended up giving me horrible cycstic acne. I had to go on Accutane to help clear it up, but still have breakouts all over my chin and cheeks. I went to my gyno about a month ago and she prescribed me Yaz to clear up my skin. I ...
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Posted 6 Jun 2017 by • 0 answers
My daughter has had 2 treatements e accutane . How often can pts be treated after the required 8 wk rest period?
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