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Jonnie Latino

Derm guaranteed Isotretinoin will STOP acne for good???

Just had my 2 month check-up with derm, bloodworks normal and Im slowely responding to the treatment - but I was shocked when I asked her about what happens after I finish the treatment...and she replyed with ''I can guaruntee your acne will clear up for good, and this will probably be the last treatment you will take for this condition.'' Now can she really know this and honestly know that it wont return, she said shes never had a patient return to her with acne after completing isotretinoin. Im 18/male and in the typical category for hormonal acne, Im just wondering will the hormones beat isotretinoin and is this often overlooked when treating acne?

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well, there is a pretty good chance it will clear up for good. you may need a mild topical treatment. in some cases though the acne will come back, and you need accutane again.

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i guess cystic acne is the one that requires extra courses.

if yours hormonal theres a huge chance you wont need a second round.

just ask the people around this forum, i found out barely people have a need for a second round, of course, they do maintain their complexion with face cleansers and retinoids cream after the course.

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well, there is a pretty good chance it will clear up for good. you may need a mild topical treatment. in some cases though the acne will come back, and you need accutane again.

Never thought it was that effective, its just when youre on here reading how people are on theyre like 3rd course it does make you wonder. But how can it battle constantly pumping hormones? My acne is limited to my face and my face only so would this be considered a mild form of acne to be treated by the drug?

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maybe they relapsed and just never returned to the same doctor....

you'll be alright, think positively..... it helps the stress levels ( and acne levels)

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