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Week 1 of Acctane

Hello everybody, I have been put on Accutane (40mg twice a day) for the next 5 months, and today ends my first week of this experience.

First off, I would like to give you a little background on my acne, and how it has impacted my life. So, I have had acne since I was about 13, (I will be 17 next week) and am just fed up with it completely. I have tried many antibiotics, tropicals (differin, Benzaclin, tazorak) and other treatments, and have had no satisfying results. This led to where I am now, and my derm and I agreed that Accutane would be best for me. I don't have severe acne, but I do have cystic acne which is very annoying.

Okay, back to the Accutane. This week hasn't brought much of anything that is worth talking about, besides a few things. Well overall my face is getting kind of dry, along with my lips, but nothing I haven't experienced before. Also, I broke out pretty badly; I got like 5 good sized pimples on my cheeks and chin which pissed me off. Other than that, I can't complain, or rejoice. I will post pictures next week or so.

Thanks for reading! Good day!


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