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My Skin is Extremely Sensitive and Dry After Accutane Course. How Long Will This Last?

My skin is extremely sensitive and dry after accutane course. i have taken 20 mg oratane for almost 3 months... my oil glands stopped working. i have... 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

2 weeks post op of Accutane, my face has gone terrible dry and flaky. What is the best moisturizer for sensitive skin?

I started Accutane about two weeks ago and my face has gone terribly dry and flaky. Now whenever I put lotion or foundation my face starts to sting... READ MORE

Will Acccutane lighten my scars? Is the medication making my skin sensitive to the sun, causing freckles?

I've been using Accutane for 5 months now. My skin cleared but due to dark pigmentation I have some scarring and that summer is near I am noticing... READ MORE

Hyaluronic Acid for Wrinkles and Loss of Elasticity After Accutane?

I was on the highest dose of accutane 12 years ago. Now my skin is dry, especially under my eye area, and wrinkled (even though I'm only 32), I also... READ MORE

Very itchy and sensitive skin after treatment of roaccutane. Is this normal?

I took roaccutane for 6 months, 60mg per day and i completed it about 1 week ago, but during the last month of roaccutane and up until now I've had... READ MORE

Accutane long term

I have been on Accutane for almost 15 years. I take 20/mg, once every 3 to 4 days. My skin looks and feels great and I never break out. they only side... READ MORE

Off accutane 1 week ago & still have sensitive skin- I have melasma so I am a bit worried about certain facial laser (photo)

Hi came off accutane 1 week ago & still have sensitive skin. 1/52 off accutane 20mg/day 9 months noticed two small facial capillaries + others on leg... READ MORE

Can Retinoid Use Create Permanently Sensitive Skin?

I took 5 months of accutane and went straight into a course of adapalene. I have been clear of acne, however, my skin has been very sensitive and will... READ MORE

If I already know my skin is too sensitive for lasers, peels, or retin-A is there anything that could ever improve my texture?

I over-exfoliate so much as a teen on top of having constant inflammation and acne that I did not treat properly. I now have scar-prone skin that... READ MORE

Is there a way to treat a chemical burn on facial skin (over a decade ago) due to usage of a topical fatty ointment (nerisone)?

Experienced skin irritation after a 4month course of roacutane while using exfoliating face wash. Skin was very sensitive. Used nerisone fatty... READ MORE

I Can Take Accutane?????

I did a treatment to 4 months ago with acids, and soaps, and also antibiotics more they are returned is resistant is my skin is sensitive scars have... READ MORE

I'm going to start Accutane in about 2 weeks and its about to be summer. Can I still tan?

Its about to be summer, live in florida so genuinelly its very hot here year round and scorching throughtout summertime. i love tan and go to the... 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

Isotretinoin - No Results!

It has been 3 months since I've been on FRE AC (Isotretinoin 20mg-I take 2 capsules every day as prescribed by my dermatologist). It has been 2... READ MORE

Does my skin become normal ( thick and strong) again after stop using Accutane?

I just used accutane for 1.5 month.I am 40kg. And my does is 20mg/a day . After i stopped use it for a month,I see that my skin is still dry and... READ MORE

Post Accutant Precautions for Someone Who Works in Outdoor Sales?

Dear Doctors,I have been on accutane for almost 6 months, I am nearly done with it, just in time for summer!!! I have very sensitive skin and even if... READ MORE

Alternatives to Retinolds and Retinols on adult acne?

I have very sensitive skin and adult acne after Accutane(Stopped a year ago). I get mostly clogged pores and small little pimples. What are the best... READ MORE

Whilst on Accutane and after accutane, what's the best makeup brand for sensitive acne prone skin?

I am currently taking a courae of accutane 40mg for 6 months. I donot use makeup on a daily basis,but uae it just on weddings and occasions. My skin... READ MORE

Cosmetics for Acne Scars?

I'm two weeks post Roaccutane I know my skin is still sensitive for awhile after taking this medication but I have some minor scarring left over... READ MORE

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