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Will (ro)Accutane cause an IB on unaffected areas?

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I do not have any acne on my face (touch wood!), just mildly on my back/shoulders etc. But i have tried numerous things to get rid of it and finally have a derm appointment on the 26th October to see where i should go from here.

One quick question in case i should get prescribed roaccutane - if it were to cause a temporary initial breakout, would this affect the skin on my face, or just the areas of my back and shoulders where i have acne?

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It really depends with the person. I never had acne on my back or shoulder, and always had it on my face. However Im currently experiencing my IB on my face,neck,chest and shoulders nd back!! lmao lucky me!;)

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if your using antibotics, or topicals like retinoids, when you stop taking them and start on accutane you probally will break out because your stopping everything that has kept you clear for so long.

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