I forgot to mention that I use Tazorac gel every night, and Duac to spot treat outbreaks when necessary. The Tazorac works really well for me. It pretty much keeps my face free of all acne, except for small outbreaks before monthly cycles. I was prescribed these creams from a dermatologist. They are other retinoid prescript
ion creams also available. These are good alternative if Accutane is not an option for you.
I took accutane 13 years ago, and in one week, I broke out with a mouth full of blisters. I had to stop taking it. Also, the dermatologist warned me that the drug could severely aggravate my UC. It is a very potent drug. Ask a dermo about
topicals--that may be a good way to start.
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