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My story! Please read if considering accutane!

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I tried everything. Every antibiotic on the market, every prescription ointment, DK regimen, other Benzoyl Peroxide products, holistic approaches, diet changes, etc. and my skin never really improved.

I lived in fear of breakouts and acne was terrible. Shaving? (Super cautiously/right) Whiteheads everywhere.

I used to have large white pustules covering my face, upper lip and chin almost constantly. I hated pictures and I hated life with acne.

I was afraid of accutane because I had heard of the side effects.

Here is my experience with accutane:

I took 30mg for 5 months and...

I am 100% clear :)

I have super sensitive eyes but wore contacts the entire time without problem

I workout 3+ times per week and my joints are still functional

I was never more dry than I was with benzoyl peroxide

I had 2 or 3 nosebleeds over the 5 month period.

I used aquaphor and cetaphil cream to stay moisturized (nose/lips, face)

I wish I had started accutane 5 years ago when an old dermatologist offered it to me as my acne was just developing.

But that's my experience.. I was extremely afraid to do accutane, but it is so worth it and easier than any regimen I followed before that failed to give results.

Good luck :)


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