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Is Hyperpigmentation a Side Effect of Accutane?

I completed 16 weeks of Accutane and want to know if hyperpigmentation is a side effect of this drug. I started noticing hyperpigmentation overnight... READ MORE

How Long Should I Wait for Acne Scars /discoloration to Go Away?

I finished 6 months of Accutane in January. I was told I had mostly hyper pigmentation but have a few textural scars. My doctor told me I could resume... READ MORE

Acne Scarring! What Should I Do? Pls Answer! (photo)

Hello, I am a male on 120 ml accutane daily. I have no major side effects. My major problem is that i have bad hyperpignentation. Its looks quite bad.... READ MORE

Wrinkles, Hyperpigmentation and Acne After Second Round of Accutane?

Hello and thanks. i went thru a 2 month course of accutane at 16 (now 22) and acne resolved from severe to light. a year ago, i went for scar... READ MORE

I'm currently on my 2nd month of Roaccutane and Differin, how can I remove the hyper-pigmentation and brown bumps? (photo)

I'm on my second month of roaccutane (dosage 30 g) and i had these red hyper pigmentation before taking roaccutane. Also the brown bumps which my... READ MORE

What kind of treatments or natural remedies would help my post hyperpigmentation and scars? (After Accutane) (photos)

I finished a course of accutane 3 months ago and my red marks aren't fading at all. My skin is still super red and I still have some little pimples.... READ MORE

Can Accutane heal the inflammation and redness? (photos)

Hey, so this is what I was referring to in my last post. This area is very hot and inflamed, with a couple of cysts and pimples in the mix, (as well... READ MORE

Just finished Accutane, eczema on face, need skincare advice.

I'm a 23 year old female and have just finished my first 7 month course of Accutane. I was on 20mg a day for 2 months then 40mg a day. I started to... READ MORE

I'm really impatient on Accutane.

I am in my 3rd month of accutane and I'm still seeing a lot of hyperpigmentation, and discoloration. My cheeks looks like they are just red patches.... READ MORE

Am I likely to see improvements on 10mg Accutane daily within the first 2-3 months?

Im desperate for improvements. I know i need to be patient, but I've spent the last 3 weeks in my room not socialising with anyone because of my skin.... READ MORE

Does Accutane help hyper-pigmentation?

I am currently on trimethoprim but I have spoken to my dermatologist and she spoke about accutane I don't have acne no more just the few tiny bumps... READ MORE

Can you tell me what is wrong with my face? (Photo)

I've suffered from Acne and hyperpigmentation for 10 years I'm hoping to soon get on accutane. But first, I would like to ask why is the skin texture... READ MORE

Why is It when I Walk Outside for Like 25 Mins and then Come Back into the House, my Face is Blood Red?

I'm currently on Accutane month 3 80 mg, and I'm noticing everytime I go outside and come back in, my face gets blood red like it's flushed. Is this... READ MORE

Can I treat hyperpigmentation with natural remedies while on Accutane?

I hate these red spots on my face that make people think that they are pimples! READ MORE

Squeezing and Using Mild Exfoliants While on Accutane?

Hi there, I'm two days into a 6 month course of Accutane and wondering about how to zap the zits that may come out in the next couple of months... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Retinoids While on Accutane?

I am on Accutane. Can I use Retinoids if I can tolerate it? I want to deal with some hyperpigmentation, fine lines, and generally improve the look of... READ MORE

Off of Accutane for 5 months, suddenly experiencing flushing, itchiness, etc. What is going on? (photo)

I've been off accutane for almost 5 months now, & out of no where I'm dealing with flushing, warm face, itchy ness of the face, & the post... READ MORE

Stopped Using Accutane After Exactly 25 Days 40mg, Because of Increased Hyperpigmenatation (Melasma). What Can I Do?

How long should I wait before I can treat these spots?It has been one week and would now like to use Obagi clear or some other lightening cream to... READ MORE

I'm on Accutane (isotretinoin) and I wonder when I stop the course. Will my hyperpigmentation go away faster than now?

I have a lot hyperpigmentation on cheeks and i don't have self confindece..i wonder if my hyperpigmentation go away much faster after i finish my... READ MORE

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