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How Long Will It Take for Skin Dryness to Decrease?

I'm starting Accutane next month (May 25), and how much can i be out in the sun while taking this if i can Very Fair skin. Ive tried every type of... READ MORE

Can Accutane Be Stopped Before a Trip and Restarted After to Avoid Sun Sensitivity?

14yr old has been on accutane for 1 month (30mg) and will be traveling in 60 days to the carribean.Can he stop taking the Accutane prior and restart... READ MORE

Can You Stop Accutane for a Few Weeks and Go Back on It? I'm Going on a Sunny Vacation.

I am going to Hawaii on Vacation and I am worried about the sun.. I have read so many different opinions on getting tan.. Any advice? READ MORE

How Long Will my Skin Take to Not Be Sensitive to the Sun After Accutane?

I'm going to be done with Accutane in a month or two. I'm an active athlete and this sensitivity to sunlight scares me. I have lacrosse practice from... READ MORE

Claravis and Sunlight?

I'm in Hawaii right now and I'm taking Claravis 60 mg a day and it has made my skin extremely sensitive to the sun..what should I do to protect my skin? READ MORE

About to start Accutane but am going on vacation in 3 weeks?

My dermatologist has prescribed me Accutane. I told her I would be going to Thailand for a month in 3 weeks (summer in Thailand). She said as long as... READ MORE

When can I gain my tan back and get rid of pinkness left from accutane course?

Hi I have been off accutane for a couple of months and still seem to have pinkness too my face that I cannot get rid of. I also find it very hard to... READ MORE

Low Dose Accutane - Vacation in Jamaica?

I'm starting a 2nd course of Accutane. My derm Rx'd 40mg od x1 month, then 40mg od/80mg eod for 5 mos. I'm going to Jamaica in 7 wks and am concerned... READ MORE

Working for Extended Periods Outdoors Whilst on Roaccutane. What I should do prevent sunburn to my face?

I've been on Roaccutane for about 3.5-4 months now. I am just about to start working long 10-12 hour days outside over the summer and am wondering... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Have a TT Operation While on Accutane?

Im on my third month of curacnee can i have a tummy tuck operation, or better not to do it now for the wound? also im having a problem with my pee... READ MORE

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