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Retin A after accutane

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Hey guys I was wondering if after a round of accutane and you put yourself back on the retinol for maintenance, like I hear a lotta ppl here are saying they've been doing. Would you get the awful IB again (since you're not supposed to use retinols at the same time as accutane)?

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yeah, you usually get an initial breakout from retin a....its not that awful though, only lasts a couple weeks to a month or so, not nearly as long as accutane.

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well, if the accutane did it's job, you shouldn't get a breakout at all. i don't think it's a bad idea to go on retin-a after accutane, it may not be necessary though. just start treating your acne again if it actually comes back.

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i started retin a recently after going though accutane. there was a very small minimal IB, very small whiteheads and nothing even close to the accutane IB. so far so good. my nose started becoming oily again about two months after accutane and with retin a applied every two or three days, the oilyness on my nose has almost disappeared. i think it is very good for maintainene and plus it is good as an antiaging/reversal cream so why not?

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i started retin a recently after going though accutane. there was a very small minimal IB, very small whiteheads and nothing even close to the accutane IB. so far so good. my nose started becoming oily again about two months after accutane and with retin a applied every two or three days, the oilyness on my nose has almost disappeared. i think it is very good for maintainene and plus it is good as an antiaging/reversal cream so why not?

cool man, hope you stay clear. have u ever tried the retins prior to the accutane course? and did you have an IB then? how was it compared to your retin maintenance post 'tane treatment?

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