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Female derm get it easier?

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Last week i finally got Accutane after 4 years struggeling with acne.

But i have to say that i got it fairly easy. Maby because i had a female derm? Last year i went to a male derm and he said it is not that bad. True i don't have cysts but 4 years of acne is enough for me.

Are female derms easier to prescribe you accutane than a male's derm?

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u sound like me. 4 years of persistant mild/moderate acne. with occasional cysts. I tried EVERYTHING then finally went on Accutane but a male derm perscribed it.

If ur a girl i feel maybe they are more hesistant to perscribe it because of the birth defects and all the extra precautions women have to take to go on it.

But im not sure if women derms perscribe it more..

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u sound like me. 4 years of persistant mild/moderate acne. with occasional cysts. I tried EVERYTHING then finally went on Accutane but a male derm perscribed it.

If ur a girl i feel maybe they are more hesistant to perscribe it because of the birth defects and all the extra precautions women have to take to go on it.

But im not sure if women derms perscribe it more..

Sorry to disspoint ya. I'm a guy:)

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ah then thats weird that they were that hesistant to put u on. but its good that this derm perscribed it to u.

good luck! its a long haul but its worth it

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I had a guy Dermatologist and within 2 mins of being in on my first appointment he prescribed it . Didn't even offer me anything else. . . . Maybe that's cause I have tried all the antibiotics though?

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