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Accutane: Initial Breakout

I am in my first month of accutane and I hate it so far. I was able to slow down how dry I am already as I kept over moisturizing right when I started. But right now I am going through the first initial break out and I have never been in so much pain. This is unlike any there break out. This is extremely cystic and I have multiple at once. I have been doing warm compresses, ice, applying apple cider vinegar, hydrocortisone cream, etc. And onceI get rid of one, many others appear. How can I prevent the number of cysts DURING accutane and how can I decrease their life span? Thanks in advance.

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You can't prevent the pimples and you don't want to.  Accutane literally pushes everything up and out which is what you want.  It honestly sucks big time but it is a part of the process.  You can aks your derm for antibiotics.  There is also the option of getting injections from your derm in the worst cysts.  Icing can also help to bring down the inflammation.  

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