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Naimur97

Am i a suitable candidate for accutane for persistent mild-moderate acne?

I'm 18 years old and have acne for over 5 years now.My acne is mild-moderate plus I have body acne.But my problem is scarring.Scarring runs in our family and I get scars from every spots even if they are left untouched.I have been on and off antibiotics like minocycline,azithromycin and recently now on doxycycline.The topicals I've tried include benzoyl peroxide,Epiduo,Clindamycin and Salicylic acid.Only drug that caused any difference is doxycycline but I still get acne and ocassional cyst.So is accuatane the answer?

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You've certainly been on several different medications, so, due to the lack of success, you would be a candidate for accutane as your acne seems stubborn and resistant.

It's down to the individual derm, though, so all you can do is explain how all these medications haven't worked and see what they say.

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