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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

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

My eyes started to dry up on the third day of Accutane treatment. They still sting and are red. Could this be permanent?

Hi, I started a course of Accutane recently for facial acne. On the 3rd day started drying up as expected lips,nose ect but my eyes also dried up... READ MORE

Anything to Lessen Sun Sensitivity After Accutane?

I took accutane 18 years ago and my skin still burns after just a few minutes in the summer sun. I know sunscreen helps but I am wondering if there is... READ MORE

Will I still be able to get tan while on Accutane?

I take 50mg of accutane per night and I am going away next week. I usually get dark when I'm in the sun. If I am on accutane, will I still be able to... READ MORE

Why does skin become more sensitive to UV light whilst taking Accutane?

It is well known to avoid UV light when on Accutane, but what is Accutane actually doing to the skin to make it more sensitive to UV light ? READ MORE

Can Accutane Cause Irritation To My Urethra?

Burning sensation at the tip of my penis, can Accutane be the cause? READ MORE

Would accutane help? (photos)

My skin is pretty much the epitome of shitty.. I have peach fuzz all over and if I wax it i will break out everywhere, it's sensitive, oily, big... READ MORE

Can isotretinoin (Accutane) side effects become permanent?

I've tried minocycline, doxy, benzoyl peroxide, tretinoin gel, Acanya, Aczone, Finacea - nothing worked. I've wanted Accutane for 18 months. Now I... READ MORE

Accutane and Sensitivity/skin Thinning?

Hello i have been on two courses of accutane on which i never reached the cumulative dosage not even close too it.Now i am considering taking a full... READ MORE

How long after taking roaccutane, will my skin heal?

I was on roaccutane for 1 year and 3 months and stopped using this because my skin became quite sensitive. My last dose of roaccutane was 10 months... READ MORE

It's been about 2 months I finished Accutane, I pimples here and there. The area where I had acne seems to be always be red.

The skin where I had acne is definitely not the same color as my forehead where I never had acne. And it seems sensitive. What are some things to... READ MORE

Will I still be extra sensitive to the sun while on 10mg of Accutane every second day?

I have nearly finished 7 months on Accutane. I have been on 40mg per day. My dermatologist suggested taking 10mg every second day at the end of my... READ MORE

Starting Accutane on a sensitive stomach - EO's and Vitamins OK?

I'm starting accutane in one month. My stomach is already sensitive so I am virtually dairy and wheat-free, eat lots of fruits and veggies, and drink... READ MORE

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