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Everything posted by biggs881

  1. As this thread isn't an Accutane log, I've moved it to the Prescription acne medications forum.
  2. Welcome to the site Allie I`ve moved your thread to the General acne discussion forum, where you should receive more responses to your query Good luck!
  3. Topic moved. Please read the forum headings and descriptions before posting. Thanks!
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  5. Topic moved to Oily skin forum
  6. The table is from: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21880356 Full-text attached (PDF): Lancet.pdf There might be exceptions, but I agree that the only 2 ways of significantly and predictably reducing sebum (consistently demonstrated in the literature) are Accutane and hormonal treatments (anti-androgens). Read about (hyper)keratinisation here:
  7. Congrats on finishing your course! As this thread isn't a log, I've moved it to the Prescription acne medications forum.
  8. Moved to Accutane logs forum. Good luck with your 2nd course!
  9. Benzoyl Peroxide Safety (originally by willow569) Q: Is there a link between benzoyl peroxide and skin cancer? Currently, no research has found a link between benzoyl peroxide use and skin cancer in humans. Two studies that investigated the link between benzoyl peroxide and skin cancer in people found no increased risk of skin cancer in people who had used benzoyl peroxide to treat acne. 1 2 After conducting a series of studies and a doing a comprehensive review of the existing research on
  10. Your number 1 priority should be fixing your acne, which may cause further scarring if left untreated. Good luck (Click to enlarge) Lancet.pdf BMJ article on acne vulgaris (2013).pdf BMJ article on acne vulgaris (2013).pdf
  11. If the scalp is scaly, an anti-dandruff shampoo twice a week may help. http://dermnetnz.org/treatments/isotretinoin.html http://www.thefreelibrary.com/Mucocutaneous+side-effects+of+isotretinoin+and+their+management.-a0218606445
  12. See these links: http://www.acne.org/the-ziit-method.html
  13. Good question. I'm not sure. Possibly yes because Accutane helps with inflammation. Possibly not because Accutane impairs would healing to some extent.
  14. Sounds like the initial breakout (see page 9 of attachment). Accutane typically takes 4-6 months to work (see page 8 of attachment). !Accutane FAQs.pdf
  15. So actually, I'll need 6,600mg in total (120 x 55)? This means I'll need to stay on it for 6 months if I stay on 40mg. Thank you for the PDF, that's very helpful. Yep that means that you would need at least 6,600mg in total. But like Samcro said, there is no guarantee of permanent remission. 120-150mg/kg just gives you the best chance. http://www.acne.org/messageboard/topic/331074-blurriness-and-just-feeling-off/?p=3366449 Good luck
  16. Thread moved to Scar / red mark treatments forum