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Start Of Month 3...a Few Questions

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Well I am just about to enter my 3rd month of accutane and I have a few questions, but first let me explain the situation.

I was prescribed 40mg from the start and suffered no Inital breakout.

So far I have had absolutely no improvements with my skin. Still breaking out with 3-4 new ones everyday...

my lips feel fairly dry but not as bad as I thought it would be..(sometimes I can go with

up to 3-4 hours without applying aquaphor) my face is fairly dry too.

First question: is it normal for someone to see no results or improvments AT ALL in 2 months?

second: my doctor only plans to have me on accutane for 3 total months..that means I only have 1 month left with no results so far.

He did talk about doing 4 months total if I did not see results near the very end of treatment.. should I push for 4 month or maybe even 5-6 months?

I weigh 61kg so my cumulative does is around 59mg/kg if I go on it for 3 months....that seems very low?

Third: I had bloodwork after my first month and everything was fine. After I visited my doctor to get another prescription I asked about when I would need bloodwork again. He said It looked fine after 1 month so I wont need to get it again for the rest of my treatment....is this safe/normal?

Im just worried my doctor does not know what he is doing..he has been the family doctor since I was a baby so I want to trust him..but im starting to doubt his knowlage when it comes to accutane.

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