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accutane very bad initial break out HELP!



I just started accutane about 1.5 weeks ago. I've been on different topical antibiotics for 7 years and 1 oral antibiotic. I am now 20 years old and I finally decided to resort to accutane. I have been prescribed 40mg per day and I was told by my doctor that after the first month he will increase the dose to 70mg per day. I have extremely oily skin but now I'm getting dry skin but I still get a lot of oil. I\m getting a lot of pus-filled acne and they are very red.

Is there anything I can do about this or do I just have to try to get through it?

Also, I saw Dan post about a concealer from Almay called smartshade and it doesn't clog pores and such. Is that ok to use? I'm too self-conscious to go out in public looking the way I do at the moment.

Anyways I would really appreciate some advice. Thank you!

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You kinda just have to ride it out :D I just got through my first month of Accutane and I'm using a concealer called Urban Decay Urban Defense I've been using it for about a month now and it's not cloggin my pores...the lady at Ulta said it wouldn't :boohoo: My face is doing fine with the concealer and it mosturizes my face really well too. I heard Almay stuff is OK to use :D I'm also on 40m/day :D good luck!

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