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Optomistic Girl 2010

Accutane for presistant acne

Guys I really need help. I have presistant chronic acne and right now it is not that bad but it's just not going away. I have tried all of the oral anti-biotics, birth control, topical anti-biotics, topical retnoids burn my skin, sprionolactone, chemical peels, and IPL, oh yes an proactive. I am going back to the derm in december and if my acne still presist then I want to ask him if he will let me go on accutane. Should I do this I have also tried diet changes and I am a very clean person. I realize accutane is meant for people with sever acne but what about those whom nothing else has worked for? I do not want to get to the point where my acne gets severe. Please someone answer my question.

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You say you tried everything and nothing worked, and are you past puberty? Maybe get hormones and stuff checked to see if they are fine, get a food sensitivity test too maybe you have food allergies, but thats what I thought because some foods used to break me out more, but after I finished accutane those foods dont anymore. no one can tell you about the side effects, just some people are unlucky, its a small chance of getting some bad perm side effect, but can still happen.

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Yes! You can get Accutane for persistent, non-severe acne. (Probably if it's not super-mild, though.) My acne is moderate, not severe, and after I tried absolutely everything else, I was able to get the drug. Thank God, to be honest. I'm still not entirely clear but it's already done more than anything else ever has. Good luck!

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