ANY QUESTIONS JUST ASK!! I have mild to sometimes moderate acne.. I've never had severe acne but it has been persistent. I've struggled with it for about 8-9 years on my chest, back, neck, and face. I'm a senior in college studying engineering and just turned 21 a couple months ago. I had moderate to severe acne on my back and shoulders until I cut dairy out of my diet a couple years ago, but the acne on my face and neck just will not go away. I've tried clindamycin phosphate topical with salicylic acid wash when I was in HS, to doxycycline a few years ago (5 month treatment), to benzoyl peroxide wash last year, to minocycline with a tretinoin retinoid this year (2 months). Antibiotics would clear me up for the most part, but the effects they would have on my stomach always made me want to get off of them. I also have no faith that if I stayed off of antibiotics, that my acne would stay away and I would stay clear. I finally made the decision to go on accutane after I seeing two of my friends just complete their trials with absolutely amazing results. I started my journey on November 17th, 2018 and I am currently on 60mg/day. I am 6'0" and about 180 lbs. I do a decent amount of lifting and working out and eat quite healthy compared to most college students. Again, my acne on my face and neck has never been severe, just persistent and some days, not pleasant. I've been fed up with dealing with it for a long time. So here we go. My journey through Accutane. FINGERS CROSSED!
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