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Acne Getting Worse with Accutane

I suffer from multiple big acnes on both cheeks. it usually happens during summer. i'm now on accutane treatment. it's already 24th day now. my acne is just getting worse. do i have to stop the medication?

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The initial days of receiving accutane may make the acne lesions look worse. However, most cases of severe acne respond dramatically to Accutane at about 3-5 months of treatment. In any case, I would suggest discussing this with the physician treating you.

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