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What is the treatment for chronic acne and liver/ gastric problems ?

Hello, I have chronic acne since age 13, and now i am 32.Acne is on back ( cystic ), and forehead (pustules). In my teen years the intensity of the acne was too strong. Then i took Roaccutane (Isotretinoin) , and acne stopped for 9 years, but i also had liver problems, gastric and potency problems. Then the acne returned at 32, though it is not too strong, but it is there constantly.My liver right side constantly feels swollen and sometimes there is very mild pain as well.I have no appetite and sluggish bowel movements. I take cod liver oil, carrot juice, Vitamin-e, zinc, psyllium husk and herbs like milk thistle, dandelion and burdock as well, for the liver. Plus, i use Retino-A cream (Tretinoin) every night.Just to add: about 4 years back i was hospitalised with jaundice/mild hepatitis , but recovered, though the appetite never came back after that. Please help.
Asked On : Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist 's  Response
hi

yes ,isotretinoin is best option available but as u have problem it can not be taken.

if u cant tolerate any drug then peeling and other procedure like laser will cure ur problem

give every detail to ur dermatologist and get cure
Answered: Fri, 17 Jun 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurav Patel's  Response
hi
u have acne prone face and skin
acne in this age is due to hormonal problem and differ from that occur before.
as u have liver problem ,roaccutane is not safe for u
u need to consult dermatologist
he will evaluate ur hormonal status and will prescribe medicine
u can continue retino a cream
Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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HELLO
WELCOME HCM...

YOU HAVE LONG STANDING ACNE PROBLEM WITH LIVER DYSFUNCTION. FOR LIVER PROBLEM YOU REQUIRED BLOOD INVESTIGATE TO EVALUATE THE THE PROPER FUNCTION WITH ULTRASONOGRAPHY. IF THERE PROBLEM THAN TREAT THEM FROM GOOD GASTROLOGIST. FOR YOUR LONG STANDING ACNE HOMOEOPATHY HAVE GOOD MEDICINE . IF YOU WANT ONLINE HOMOEOPATHY THAN MAIL ME drvipul2001@yahoo.com . HOMOEOPATHY MEDICINE ARE MORE HELP IN SKIN DISEASE WITHOUT ANY SIDE EFFECT.

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Answered: Thu, 16 Jun 2011
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