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Dealing with acne for 10 years. Please help

Posted by ahite721

I am 24 years old and have been dealing with acne since high school so about 10 years. I feel like I have tried everything from over the counter treatments, proactive, I have been to two different dermatologists and taken several antibiotics and several topical creams. Finally last year (2008) I decided to take accutane which I was on for 7 months.  My face was clear and my back and chest were finally clear. Then it came back around May 2009. Since then I went back to the dermatologist who put me back on another antibiotic, which did not work. Then I went a different route and went to an esthetician who gave me facials, chemical peels, mirco derm, and more topical creams. Nothing has worked. I was told by the dermatologist that I should do accutane again but as we know it is so harsh and painful and it didn’t work the first time for me. I just don’t know what else to do. Please help.

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