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Pimples enlarged after taking isotreinoin, stopped. How to get rid of pimples and scars ?

Sir, I am facing too much problem from pimples since 6 years ago. Now I am 22 years old. Due to this problem i had visited to doctor 2 year ago. He first gave me medicine to put on my face. I used this medicine on my face for one month. It didn t work so he gave me isotretinoin to eat one tablet per day. I ate this isotretinoin for 1 month. But my pimples were enlarged and i was suffered a lot from this medicine. So i stopped eating isotretinoin medicine and then i did not meet that doctor again. Now, I am not consulting anyone. There are many pimples and scars on my face. How can i get out from pimple and their associated scars?
Asked On : Mon, 5 Nov 2012
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You should have consulted the same dermatologist again. Sometimes the acne, especially the inflammatory type, get worse with isotretinoin but ultimately improve on continuation of therapy.
As you told that the acne have scarring tendency, you must consult a dermatologist and initiate the treatment again, because it is easy to treat acne rather than treating the consequent scars.
Dr. Ajit Singh Kulhari
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Mon, 5 Nov 2012
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