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Accutane - how long till I see results?

Posted 15 Oct 2013 by sarahxx90 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 ...

My son is 15 and is being put on accutane for his acne, any advice?

Posted 14 May 2012 by thauver68 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 ...

Isotretinoin - Does accutane help to remove scars from old pimples?

Posted 3 Sep 2013 by Guae 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

How long does it take for the joint pains to go away after stopping Accutane?

Posted 13 Aug 2013 by Emaa 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 ...

Accutane - I'm taking acnotin 20 for one month, many pimples y popout recently.Is it normal?

Posted 30 Oct 2014 by ssaylee 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.

Does accutane make skin more sensitive and how long does initial breakout last ?

Posted 9 May 2014 by meghhh 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 ...

Could long term use of Accutane cause long lasting esophageal problems??

Posted 9 days ago by Karen Eldreth 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 ...

How long until Veltin becomes effective for acne?

Posted 12 days ago by anon1002 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 ...

Just started Accutane

Posted 28 Dec 2017 by Hannyw1975 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.

Can Accutane mess up my 16 year old sons hormone levels?

Posted 14 Dec 2017 by Tanyia 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?

Ortho Tri Cyclen VS Yaz?

Posted 29 Sep 2017 by MaxandMel 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 ...

How often can accutane treatement be used?

Posted 6 Jun 2017 by Jcdemilia 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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