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Also known as Isotretinoin, Roaccutane

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  • Roaccutane muscle and joint aches

    Hi How are people finding the joint and muscle aching? Says 1 in 10 people get it. I'm really aching. Anyone got any tips? Thinking hot yoga just to keep moving and stretching... I also have a fantastic moisturiser so no dry face if anyone is interested

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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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  • Acne/scars/PIH/dermatitis??

    I recently used epiduo on my face causing redness. However, as i healed i had a rash on my cheek. It was persistant in its shape so my GP said it was dermatitis. 30 days later it went from red to shiny pink to pink and has been that way for 6months. I have comedonal acne on top of this which makes me...

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  • Pimple and Acne Problems

    Hi. I am a 14 year old girl and I am having pimple problems. I get bullied a lot at school because of this. My mom said that it’s normal for teenagers like me to get pimples, but in my case, I don’t think it is anymore. Pimples are everywhere in my face. I even get them on my back sometimes. My friends...

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  • acne scarring

    My beautiful daughter is 25 and has had problems with acne for many years. she has had 3 series of treatments with roacutane which have, mainly, been successful. She is however left with scarring which really upsets her. can anyone advise on treatment that REALLY works please? thank you

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  • Home Remedies For Pimples

    To get rid of pimples, you can try some natural remedies like as  Indian Mallow, Lebbeck Tree Flower, Sandalwood, Turmeric, etc., will clear your pimples from your face. Click here to know more about Home Remedies For Pimples Moderator comment: I have removed the link(s) directing to site(s) unsuitable...

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  • Roaccutane/accutane side effects: muscle pains

    Greetings, my 23-yr-old girlfriend is on 20mg roaccutane a day and is on week 40 of a year-long course. Her teenage experiences of acne have serverely undermined her confidence and she's determined to see the course thru. However, she has such terrible pain in her joints and her legs generally as...

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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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  • 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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  • Red spots

    I got 3 red spots(one each on both legs) and 1 on hand which itches only when you touch it. It has become a red scar like thing and is easily visible. I want to know what is it. Please help i m concerned

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  • Chocolate, peanut butter and acne

    I am a 49 year old male that breaks out in pimples whenever I eat milk chocolate. However, there are some odd circumstances with this. 1. I break out in pimples within 2 hours of eating milk chocolate. 2. I can eat dark chocolate and better quality chocolates, such as German made chocolate, without...

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  • Chin Mouth and Cheeks Covered in Tiny Red and White Bumps ???

    Hi everyone! Just wondering if someone could help figure out what's been happening to my face recently. Last night I noticed my mouth and chin area were covered in what looked like hundreds of tiny red bumps as well as tiny white heads. This has never happened before but that morning I used a homemade...

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  • Going on holiday whilst on roaccutane

    Hi, I have just completed my 1 month on roaccutane (30mg), I saw my dermotologist today who has given me now 50mg, she has advised me I can stick to 30mg if I wish until I come back from my holiday, but I just want some advise on going on holiday, I'm aware to wear factor 50 constantly but I also...

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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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  • Minimum time between Lymecycline doses

    Hi there, I'm currently finishing up a 2-month course of Lymecycline for acne, as part of which which I've been told my doctor to take two pills a day, morning and night. I'm currently finishing up this course, in the next week and a half. The problem is that Ramadhan has just started, and...

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  • blakc heads on lip

    i've had these little pimples on my lip for a while now when they first appeared they'd get big and grow white heads like a black head i recently started popping them and they'd leave scars on my lip has anyone else had this problem 

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  • Absorbca 40mg

    Hello everyone I just started Absorbca for my face today at 40mg. I'm very very nervous. I just took my first dose. I'm afraid of the mental health side effects. I'll deal with the dry skin and muscle pains and even severe breakouts.. I just don't want the mental health side effects....

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  • Acne flare up again!

    Okay so just for abit of background, I never really suffered with "acne" as a teenager, I'd get a few spots on my face here and there but that was it. About 2 years ago ( 19 years old) I got sun burn on my chest, I peeled which I normally don't do but underneath the peeled skin I noticed...

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  • Accutane journey

    Hey guys ! I'm an 18 year old male . I started having pimples when i just turned 16 . Mostly on my forehead and occasionally on my cheeks . Used to control them with face washes and topicals. After 6 months my forehead cleared up but during that time period i had minor breakouts now and then on my...

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  • Acne - hormonal acne in adult women and its cures?

    I’m a 35 year old Indian woman, and suffer from acne that keeps coming back. Here’s my history. I had mild to moderate acne in my teens, but into my twenties it got worse. I went to dermatologists who put me on antibiotics and creams and it turned into a vicious cycle. I got frustrated and tried Isotretinoin....

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  • Duac/benzoyl peroxide confusion

    Hi, I'm a 21 year old male. Ive been using Duac Once Daily (Benzoyl Peroxide 5%, Clindamycin 1%) for years however these are the things I'm unsure about: 1. Does it need to be stored in the fridge even after opening it? I always thought the pharmacy has to store it in a fridge and then after...

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  • Recurring underarm folliculitis

    I get folliculitis under one arm after every time I remove hair (shaving, waxing and using cream). As well as this I developed an abscess around December on the other arm but that was a one-off. I was on Roaccutane for almost a year and stopped the treatment around October. Is it possible that Roaccutane...

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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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  • Odd pimple??

    Okay so many years ago I had a large painful bump on my arm. My mom popped it but nothing came out, however there was a good amount of blood. Despite my mom saying there was nothing there I got her to cut it open, many minutes maybe even a hour later she finally got to the source. There were four giant...

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  • Small, red, scar-like dots; effect of nutrition???

    Hi, I'm 20. Like I said in the description, both sides of my face have been taken over by small red marks that resemble the scar that's left after you pop a pimple. They've been there for about 4 months now. Thing is, it's completely unpredictable: they fade a bit some days and come back...

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  • ROACCUTANE COMBINE WITH ACNE INJECTION FOR TEENS

    my son 15 yo had taken roaccutane for 2 months, dosage 20mg/day, he also got acne injection once a week, seems worked but the acne keep coming and left some scar on his face this roaccutane was prescribe for 6 months combine with acne injection once a week, this frighten me if any side effect of long...

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  • Confusing Acne

    Hi guys! So I'm confused, I recently started using this mild face wash and says it contains salycilic acid because after a long time my cheeks that are clear grew 1 pimple (days before that it started being oily and having small tiny skin tone bumps). my skin was better for 5 days then suddenly...

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  • Question about oxytetracycline for acne

    Hi everyone so I need some help, I am 19 years old and have been suffering from acne since I was about 13 years old. I suffer from acne particularly on my forehead but also get white heads and black heads on my nose and chin. I finally went to the doctors as the acne is starting to ruin my confidence...

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  • Isotretinoin - not able to take regulary - effects?

    Hi, my son has taken his first does of isotretinion last night and has been given a months supply (30 x30mg) by the hospital.  Our next appointment is in 7 weeks when the dermotologist hopes to increase the dose.  Knowing the current situations with dermotologists in our area, Kent, I'm...

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