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I'm going to start accutane 40mg TONIGHT. I'm terrified.  Especially of the initial breakout.  I'm 26, female,  sick of my aCNE. I had clear skin for a few years,  until I became resistant to every antibiotic available for accutane.  NO JOKE I'VE TRIED THEM ALL. I've been on oral clyndamyacin for the last 2 months and j saw great improvement. But I've been having bowel issues and decided to go off it because of the high risk of colitis. Plus my body always builds resistance to antibiotics, and I want to end that cycle.  I fear the ib especially since the clyndamyacin has cleared me quite a bit.  So I'm expecting to break out BAD.  NOOOOOOOO. I'm planning getting married in September, so if I start now then I'll be finished just in time for my wedding :) downside is my bf is proposing anytime now. ...but I'm going to tell him he'll have to hold off if I'm being a recluse from my breakout haha.  How long did you all break out?  I know it varies,  but I'd like to hear some stories. Also,  some insight on your first week would be great.  I started accutane in Aug for just a week.  My skin burned like crazy and was very very red and very oily.  Did anyone else experience this before drying up? 

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