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HAVE JUST BEEN PUT ON MINOCYCLINE. ADVICE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE.

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Hi everyone.

I have just been put on minocycline.

AGE: 25 Sex: Male

ACNE LOCATIONS/SEVERITY: Chest - Severe cystic. However, not widespread. about 6"x 6" area in center of chest. Quite painful.

Face - Mild/Moderate pustular (but doing quite well on benzaclin 2x daily).

Have used just about everything on acne short of 'tane and antibiotics.

QUESTION:

1. Does this stuff give an initial breakout?

The benzaclin has really helped my face out and I would be rather frustrated if it was ravaged again.

I guess that's my main question...

any advice/suggestions?

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According to some people it does, but I was using BP at the time and I had minimal IB, as long as you dont miss taking it for more then like a day you should be fine.

That's just what happened to me so other people might have broken out.

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Also, I would not suggest an antibiotic because too often they come back worse than before. My back came back very cystic about 30 of them. Accutane I am on now and it all went away. Not many scars. I am thankful for this.

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