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Intralesional Cortisone While on Ro-accutane

should i get cortisone injections while on ro-accutane? or can i just let it be and just let ro-accutane do its work?

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Yes, you can get intralesional injections while on Accutane

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Intralesional steroid (cortisone) injections are used for specific large nodules of acne to reduce them quickly and try to prevent scarring. Accutane (called Ro-accutane in the United Kingdom)  is a long-term treatment to try to suppress acne formation. They can be used together, Accutane to suppress the acne over the long-term and steroid injections for short term treatments of large or painful nodules.

Austin Dermatologic Surgeon
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Intralesional cortisone very helpful while in Accutane

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Intralesional cortisone is used to treat inflamed cystic or nodular acne lesions which helps them resolve faster and helps prevent scarring.

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