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I'm on my 3rd month of accutane (60mg) and I have huge, red, and very painful cysts on my chin. I was told by my derm that the "purging" would probably happen in the 2nd month (which it most certainly did with normal whiteheads), but now my acne is worse than ever! I've had a couple cysts in the past, but they were always manageable and minimally painful and would go away in less than a week. so discouraged.:smileys_n_people_15:

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Everyone reacts different to the medicine. I've had cysts in my first 2 months on the medicine and nothing afterwards, while some people were breaking out even in their last months of the course. Hang on there and don't give up!

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