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How long will an inital breakout last on Accutane?

Cause I just got 3 new pimples on my face, all on my eyebrow and 2 are cystic. Also, how much should I wash my face while on it and can I spot treat with tazorac or Rentin A?

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It could be a couple of weeks or a couple of months. It's different from person to person.

You can spot treat, but be careful. The minute your skin gets too dry, stop. When I was in the intial breakout phase of 'tane, I found moisturizing seemed to help more than anything. Like the extra moisture helped with the healing process, so the acne went away faster.

Whatever you do, do NOT pick anything!! Accutane increases the chances of you scarring considerably.

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