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hey guys, so i'm starting accutane in about 2 weeks. I'm really anxious to try this and see if it works i have my fingers crossed! but im not only concerned with the pimples but after accutane will be skin look less oily? If anyone can give me some feed back that had this problem please let me know! i dont know what to do to control the apperance of the oil on my face, im hoping that accutane helps that.

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hey guys, so i'm starting accutane in about 2 weeks. I'm really anxious to try this and see if it works i have my fingers crossed! but im not only concerned with the pimples but after accutane will be skin look less oily? If anyone can give me some feed back that had this problem please let me know! i dont know what to do to control the apperance of the oil on my face, im hoping that accutane helps that.

Accutane will severely reduce the amount of oil/sebum you produce. You'll also likely get pretty dry skin, so its worth having good moisturiser and repair lip balm at the ready (I took them everywhere with me).

Post accutane (maybe a month after), some oil will return, but hopefully at a reduced rate to what it is now. Whilst on accutane, I would try and sort any diet issues you have to support your body, and after you stop. Cut out any sugary stuff and sodas you eat, and reduce processed carbs. Eats lots of healthy natural stuff :). Hopefully this should help with a good outcome without too many side effects.

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thank you so much for the fed back!! hopefully it all works out, and yes i have already stopped with the soda peanut butter anything i can think of that could make my skin worse! so hopefully it truns out with a good result.. thanks again!

If anyone else knows anything about oil post accutane id love to hear about it!

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thank you so much for the fed back!! hopefully it all works out, and yes i have already stopped with the soda peanut butter anything i can think of that could make my skin worse! so hopefully it truns out with a good result.. thanks again!

If anyone else knows anything about oil post accutane id love to hear about it!

my oil never came back at all after accutane. It's been 3 years since finishing. I really dont understand what happened since iver heard that oil is supposed to return post-accutane. My skin before accutane was very oily. Ive been to dermatologists and no one has an explanation. Its driving me crazyyyy. I need some oil backkk. well, i hope that helps and shows u that people have different reactions to the drug.

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thank you so much for the fed back!! hopefully it all works out, and yes i have already stopped with the soda peanut butter anything i can think of that could make my skin worse! so hopefully it truns out with a good result.. thanks again!

If anyone else knows anything about oil post accutane id love to hear about it!

my oil never came back at all after accutane. It's been 3 years since finishing. I really dont understand what happened since iver heard that oil is supposed to return post-accutane. My skin before accutane was very oily. Ive been to dermatologists and no one has an explanation. Its driving me crazyyyy. I need some oil backkk. well, i hope that helps and shows u that people have different reactions to the drug.

well im glad to hear that the oil definately didnt all come back because that is one of my big concerns, but i hope for you that a little bit comes back! i dont want it to all go away and my face be completely dry. that really helped thanks for letting me know!

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I just replied this to a different post: I also tried a lot of antibiotics: doxycycline, erythromycin, Bactrim, clindamycin (oral), penicillin, amoxicillin, and currently ciprofloxacin. Erythromycin and clindamycin didn't work at all for my acne. I think it's because those are most effective against gram-negative bacteria or gram positive, I can't remember which one. All the other antibiotics are effective on both the gram type bacteria. The derms suggested accutane many times. I had reasons, other than side effects, why I didn't want to take it. I left that hospital and went somewhere else, that's where i got the cipro. It isn't the only thing i got, though. Acne is mainly caused by hormone imbalances. Your body is has wayy too much testosterone, and is telling your body to produce all kinds of oil. That oil clogs your pores and traps the bacteria, forming acne. Antiandrogens are used to control the testosterone level. So the doctor also decided to put me on spironolactone "spiro". This is proven to treat server acne, and get rid of all the excess oil. Many people go on this for an acne medication. Some also get a birth control pill to improve the effectiveness. It takes anywhere from 1-3 months to start clearing acne. It only takes 1-2 weeks for all the oil to stop being produced. I was able to go 12 hours without washing my face; no oil. Usually I have so much oil, I have to wash it every couple hours. I read, I believe on this site, this girl was on antibiotics, and accutane. The accutane stoped working after a while, so she went on this and stayed clear. Go to google and type Spironolactone for acne, read the reviews. I would bring this up to your derm. You also want a healthy immune system. Take a multivitamin, and zinc 50 mg capsules (1 or twice daily). If you have scars, take a shower at night. After the shower, break a zinc capsule open, pour the powder on your finger tips, use your other hand to sprinkle water on the powder, rub it in untill it's like a liquid, and rub it on your face. Leave that on over night, and you'll be good. Zinc is amazing. I think give zinc and spiro a shot. After 3-4 months if you still have acne, may God have mercy on your soul. Good luck to you and enjoy your life.

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I just replied this to a different post: I also tried a lot of antibiotics: doxycycline, erythromycin, Bactrim, clindamycin (oral), penicillin, amoxicillin, and currently ciprofloxacin. Erythromycin and clindamycin didn't work at all for my acne. I think it's because those are most effective against gram-negative bacteria or gram positive, I can't remember which one. All the other antibiotics are effective on both the gram type bacteria. The derms suggested accutane many times. I had reasons, other than side effects, why I didn't want to take it. I left that hospital and went somewhere else, that's where i got the cipro. It isn't the only thing i got, though. Acne is mainly caused by hormone imbalances. Your body is has wayy too much testosterone, and is telling your body to produce all kinds of oil. That oil clogs your pores and traps the bacteria, forming acne. Antiandrogens are used to control the testosterone level. So the doctor also decided to put me on spironolactone "spiro". This is proven to treat server acne, and get rid of all the excess oil. Many people go on this for an acne medication. Some also get a birth control pill to improve the effectiveness. It takes anywhere from 1-3 months to start clearing acne. It only takes 1-2 weeks for all the oil to stop being produced. I was able to go 12 hours without washing my face; no oil. Usually I have so much oil, I have to wash it every couple hours. I read, I believe on this site, this girl was on antibiotics, and accutane. The accutane stoped working after a while, so she went on this and stayed clear. Go to google and type Spironolactone for acne, read the reviews. I would bring this up to your derm. You also want a healthy immune system. Take a multivitamin, and zinc 50 mg capsules (1 or twice daily). If you have scars, take a shower at night. After the shower, break a zinc capsule open, pour the powder on your finger tips, use your other hand to sprinkle water on the powder, rub it in untill it's like a liquid, and rub it on your face. Leave that on over night, and you'll be good. Zinc is amazing. I think give zinc and spiro a shot. After 3-4 months if you still have acne, may God have mercy on your soul. Good luck to you and enjoy your life.

thanks so much for all of the information, i never had of that antibiotic before but i will definately google it and bring it up to my doctor. It sounds like something that really works and at this point i'm willing to try anything.. thanks for all of the great tips!

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I just replied this to a different post: I also tried a lot of antibiotics: doxycycline, erythromycin, Bactrim, clindamycin (oral), penicillin, amoxicillin, and currently ciprofloxacin. Erythromycin and clindamycin didn't work at all for my acne. I think it's because those are most effective against gram-negative bacteria or gram positive, I can't remember which one. All the other antibiotics are effective on both the gram type bacteria. The derms suggested accutane many times. I had reasons, other than side effects, why I didn't want to take it. I left that hospital and went somewhere else, that's where i got the cipro. It isn't the only thing i got, though. Acne is mainly caused by hormone imbalances. Your body is has wayy too much testosterone, and is telling your body to produce all kinds of oil. That oil clogs your pores and traps the bacteria, forming acne. Antiandrogens are used to control the testosterone level. So the doctor also decided to put me on spironolactone "spiro". This is proven to treat server acne, and get rid of all the excess oil. Many people go on this for an acne medication. Some also get a birth control pill to improve the effectiveness. It takes anywhere from 1-3 months to start clearing acne. It only takes 1-2 weeks for all the oil to stop being produced. I was able to go 12 hours without washing my face; no oil. Usually I have so much oil, I have to wash it every couple hours. I read, I believe on this site, this girl was on antibiotics, and accutane. The accutane stoped working after a while, so she went on this and stayed clear. Go to google and type Spironolactone for acne, read the reviews. I would bring this up to your derm. You also want a healthy immune system. Take a multivitamin, and zinc 50 mg capsules (1 or twice daily). If you have scars, take a shower at night. After the shower, break a zinc capsule open, pour the powder on your finger tips, use your other hand to sprinkle water on the powder, rub it in untill it's like a liquid, and rub it on your face. Leave that on over night, and you'll be good. Zinc is amazing. I think give zinc and spiro a shot. After 3-4 months if you still have acne, may God have mercy on your soul. Good luck to you and enjoy your life.

thanks so much for all of the information, i never had of that antibiotic before but i will definately google it and bring it up to my doctor. It sounds like something that really works and at this point i'm willing to try anything.. thanks for all of the great tips!

Ya, i recommend bringing it up. We are talking about spiro, right? Just so you don't go to your derm saying you want this antibiotic, and sounding weird, it's not an antibiotic. Spironolactone is a diuretic, and has a great antiandrogen effect.

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