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I'll keep this short...without having to sift through a billion blogs/logs I'd like to know how my face is doing compared to others.

I've been on low dose accutane for almost three months. I've lots the oil, the scars are sloooowly fading, but I'm still breaking out! Is this normal??!

Gahhhh! I just want to be done with this and I'm trying to be positive, but it just seems like accutane is going to end up being like everything else I've tried to no avail!

I know everyone's experience varies, but I could really use some encouragement

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I'll move this to Accutane posts. You'll find some FAQs at the top of that forum; they have helpful information. It's normal to break out for even through the whole course for some people.

Less oil, etc, that's an indication that your course is progressing nicely.

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I've been on low dose accutane for almost three months. I've lots the oil, the scars are sloooowly fading, but I'm still breaking out! Is this normal??!

Gahhhh! I just want to be done with this and I'm trying to be positive, but it just seems like accutane is going to end up being like everything else I've tried to no avail!

Holy hell its like you read my mind! I have been wondering this too because I am still breaking out just like I would have before. I am on 40mg, but I weigh less then 120 lb. And I am almost 10 weeks done. My doctor just gave me enough to last me until July 15 too :( I really wanted to be done July 1.

Anyways, I know how you feel and I am going through the exact same thing, so maybe it is normal.

Korri

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I've been on low dose accutane for almost three months. I've lots the oil, the scars are sloooowly fading, but I'm still breaking out! Is this normal??!

Gahhhh! I just want to be done with this and I'm trying to be positive, but it just seems like accutane is going to end up being like everything else I've tried to no avail!

Holy hell its like you read my mind! I have been wondering this too because I am still breaking out just like I would have before. I am on 40mg, but I weigh less then 120 lb. And I am almost 10 weeks done. My doctor just gave me enough to last me until July 15 too :( I really wanted to be done July 1.

Anyways, I know how you feel and I am going through the exact same thing, so maybe it is normal.

Korri

This is totally normal. I didn't stop breaking out until the middle of my 3rd month. I'm almost finished my 4 month course now (12 days to go :) ) and since I stopped breaking out I've only gotten 2 pimples (1 was on my forehead and I blame that on the fact that I play hockey and it's the helmets fault ;) ) and the other I just noticed today. 2 pimples in 1 month is pretty good for me since I was getting around 2 per week. Hang in there, the results will come. The drug works slowly, but it works in the end. Don't forget though that because accutane stays in your system for a while, you will continue to get better even after your course is done.

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