Does Accutane Help for Reoccuring Pustular Acne?

I have pustular reoccurring acne, I didn't get until I was in my late twenties. Does accutane help with that?

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Accutane for pustular recurring acne

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Pustules represent a common subtype of acne that generally does respond to a course of accutane and certainly would be an appropriate treatment if your acne does not appear to be responding to the many other acne treatments available.

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San Diego Dermatologist

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