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Also known as Isotretinoin, Roaccutane

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  • Huge Boils For 7 years on my face.

    I’ve had recurring boils on my face for 7 years now, I get them mainly  on my chin but get them on other parts of my face & my shoulders. I’ll get a chin boil at least twice a month, usually after I come off my period. They can be bigger than a 50p and will swell up changing the shape of my...

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  • I need quick solution for acne

    Am on roaccutane  for some weeks now but no results. I have loose my confidence due to my severe acne.when I look at myself in mirror I just hate myself.i seriously need solution.contact me on Moderator comment: I have removed the email address as we do not publish these in the forums. If users...

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  • Unearthing The Beauty Under Spider Veins Chicago

    There are very many negative things you can think of when spider veins are mentioned. However, what positive aspects can come from having spider veins? For starters, if you take them as a warning sign of looming danger, you will be able to turn your lifestyle around to a true positive. Since spider...

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  • It won't go away, how may acne and sex be related?

    This question has been circling in my mind for a while now... ​Is the fact I’m having more sex than I've ever had, the reason I’m getting way more acne  Keep reading if you have used Clindamycin Phosphate. (I need advice) I’ve never had any huge breakouts for most of my life. Always had clear...

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  • Sclerotherapy treatment for spider veins Chicago

    Last year, I was suffering from spider veins and it really affected my self-esteem as my legs used to look so weird. But a friend of mine told me about sclerotherapy treatment for spider veins in Chicago itself. In this procedure, an injection of a sodium chloride solution is injected directly into the...

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  • Pregnancy acne

    I used tretinoin cream 0.05% for acne n recently found out m pregnant for 5 weeks . n really worried as I've heard it causes birth defects ..please tell me has anyone been through this experience ?? Plus anyone suggest any good acne cream which is safe in pregnancy ...

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  • acne

    I have been using benzac products for like 6 days,and I am developing large cysts on my face.  I don't know which products to try out and dermatologists are a bit expensive. My skin feels a bit irritated after applying the products.

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  • Yellow scabs on forehead and cheeks

    Every couple of months my skin starts to itch and a few days later yellow scabs will start to form on my cheeks and forehead. If the scabs come off the skin weeps until it scabs over again. If I wear makeup on top it makes it 100 times worse. I’ve had it on and off for three years now, I’ve been prescribed...

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  • 25 Female- Sudden Acne and I don't know what to do about it

    I had great skin growing up, but recently my skin has been way more difficult to handle. I am a 25 year old female, and about 5 week ago I started getting hard, unpopable bumps on my cheeks and one on my forehead. They were painful and big, and I am still dealing with the scars. They flattened out and...

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  • 15 and sick of my skin

    so i’ve had skin problems for two years now, and at first it wasn’t bad. I had a few skin colored bumps on my forehead and thought it wouldn’t do any harm. WELL, now my forehead is covered in hyperpigmentation, a couple of small annoying pimples, and something new, small red marks? i’ve tried everything...

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  • Hello Everyone

    HI, I am a New member here to explore the new things and idea. I will have I hope a long time here in your community.

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  • Why isn't his acne clearing up?

    My son has been on antibiotic since Nov..   He no longer gets the big whiteheads but his face still has acne..  In the morning his face looks clear but then in the afternoon I notice tiny bumps and it's red and blotchy.  Why is this?  We are using a gentle soap for sensitive...

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  • I want to go on the pill but my skin isn’t that bad

    Hello, I really want to go on the contraceptive pill, because I’m having sex with my boyfriend, but I’m underage and don’t want to tell my doctor. I could say I want it just for my skin but it visibly isn’t that bad, not bad enough for the pill anyway. Also, I could say I have abnormally heavy bleeding...

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  • Roaccutane ruined my life

    Whilst I realise the good that this drug does a lot of people (including myself as it cleared up my acne permanently), I feel like I should share the negative side effects of this drug, as the impact it has had on me has been really quite severe. I am now 32 and was prescribed Roaccutane at the age...

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  • Something is Wrong With My Lip

    So for almost a year now I have noticed an increase in swelling or at least redness below my lower lip, and a bump that is always there but seems to change in size. Today it got very noticeable. I don't believe it's a cold sore, I got tested for all of that last November. There is a small hair...

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  • Roaccutane - joint/muscle pain after only 1 week

    My daughter, aged 16, has had moderate, persistent acne for over 2 years and nothing has worked on a long term basis.  She has scarring on her forehead. She was finally referred to a dermatologist who recommended Roaccutane. She started 1 week ago on 20mg daily but within days was experiencing...

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  • Roaccutane Severely damaged lips

    **Extremely sore lips** I have been on Roaccutane twice (April - October 2015 (40mg) & May - June 2016 (80mg)). I stopped taking the tablets In June 2016 for two reasons; my skin was clearing up and secondly because my lips were becoming unbearable with the pain that my dermatologist recommended....

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  • I have red pimple on my legs

    Hello guys, I always have a lot of red pimples on my legs. I could say that 70% of my legs are with red pimples and I don't know if its normal and what I should do to help it!! Can someone help me ? Thank you !!

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  • severe acne and scars, need suggestions.

    Acne is been there for many years. I had taken on and off treatmetns , but not controlled. Now I am in my 30s. Still acne continues. Now I want get it treated throughly.  Also got Acne scars (got ice pick scars). Need suggestion 1) Should the acne scars be treated first (or) acne (or) together...

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  • Can I use zinc supplement if I'm teen for acne

    Guys I recently bought Pfizer zinc supplement of 22mg which eliminates stress and anxiety and I also read on few articles that it can help my acne and anxiety which I feel everyday for not a big reason. I already ate one tablet and really scared so the help will be appreciated

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  • Could I Go on Accutane?

    hello, i’m 14 years old and i’ve had acne since i was about 11. its always had a huge effect on my self confidence and so eventually i went to a dermatologist to try to get rid of it. i was prescribed doxycycline and my cystic acne went away but i still had hormonal acne on my face, chest, and back....

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  • Acne all over

    So.. I'm 16, and I've had really bad acne ever since puberty. Around 12, if I'm not mistaken. I think it's hereditary, since my older brother (4 years older than me) and my older cousin (<1 year older than me) have the same symptoms. The acne spreads to the face, neck, shoulders, arms...

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  • Preventing Acne scars

    So I get cystic acne a lot and after it drains it always leaves a scar that looks like active acne and is red or pinkish. I heard ice is supposed to help acne and I wanted to ask if I could pat my skin with an ice cube after draining the cyst to prevent it from scarring completely? Someine Please do...

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  • Sudden adult acne

    Hi, I've never before experienced any ongoing dermatological issues with my face, but after graduating college I developed occasional cystic acne, as well as long-lasting small bumps (especially on my cheeks) that either never come to a head and just remain there, or they suddenly become inflamed...

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  • Spots on back

    Have loads of spots on my back and shoulders and can’t find anything to get rid of them, so self conscious, anyone have any remedies to get rid of them?

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  • extremely painful back, chest, and face acne

    I am 18 and about a year or so ago I started to form bad acne on my face. After a few months of this, which I was able to live with, but still was sort of self conscious, I started to get small amounts of acne on my back and chest, and it slowly got worse. After about a year of this I started accutane,...

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  • Spots on skin

    I have some red spots on my skin, not too many, there are like 3 or four at my left arm and 2 on my other and about 5 on my chest. They are Red but not like pimples. What it could be?

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  • Yasmin for acne

    Hi guys, So I've suffered with acne since I've been about 13/14 (currently 18) and have been on tons of different antibiotics and used tons of creams etc. Last year I went on dianette and although it cleared up my acne after about 3 months, I had to come off it due to side effects. I was wondering...

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  • how to get rid of dark spots please help

    So basically I've been suffering from acne for about 5 years now and it's really depressing because I've tried every medications and many check ups but nothing helps me,but then last year i used this Asian cream both day and night cream,the night cream works better,reduced my acne and dark...

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  • Scalp acne

    Hi, and thank you for any responds or hopefully help If I will see!  So basically I'm going to be 19 in few months and from 12 I became poor kid with acne. Of course it began with few white pimples and then the massacre began all the s**t for years and years... Never really had on my chicks...

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  • Getting so many breakouts again

    I'm now 20 and still getting breakouts. I found the courage to go to the doctor about a year ago. My doctor put me on Oxytetracycline (he said a lot of GPs don't prescribe this anymore but he stated he likes it because it rarely has side affects). I was very happy with the results I was getting...

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  • Help: Skin problem: red spots in face for 6 months

    I have red spots (like acne or something) for 6 months on the same spot in the face. I just looks like it's spot of inflammation maybe? Tried aloe veranda, lemon, eye drop. No effect. I don't put soap in my face or anything like that. Please advice if possible.

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