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This question has probably been asked hundreds of times, but I cannot find a simple answer.

Why do some users get the initial breakout? What is it from, exactly? Dormant pimples? Body adjusting to the pill? How long do these normally last? Is there a way of treating them?

Thanks.

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Maybe the contents in Accutane are forcing the bad tallow in your skin to get out to the surface?

Im not sure. Wanna know this too.

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from what I understand...pimples form under your skin 2 weeks before they come to surface.

But why do some initial breakouts last 3-4 months?I don't know....Maybe it's just ''breakouts'', like people would have had anyways.

I believe the initial break out is worse.

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my derm just said "it pushes out all of the acne under your skin" there also seems to be a connection between taking a higher dosage and having a worse IB. not sure why either

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This question has probably been asked hundreds of times, but I cannot find a simple answer.

Why do some users get the initial breakout? What is it from, exactly? Dormant pimples? Body adjusting to the pill? How long do these normally last? Is there a way of treating them?

Thanks.

Some derms will put their patients on bactrim to avoid the IB. Some will use a high powered antibiotic like bactrim a month prior to the accutane. Wish I knew that since I blew up all over the place after starting accutane.

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