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Spots on face. Using isotrexin gel. Safe to use?

I'm 17 years old and using isotrexin gel. I know am the spots an getting now are teenage spots caused by puberty.I want to know if the teenage spots will go naturally whilst using isotrexin.
And I also read that isotrexin cannot be used whilst pregnant , i'm wondering if i can use from time to time when am pregnant in the future as it is not an oral medication. Really scared of stopping it and completely breaking out again.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

I understand your concerns and acne can be a very hard condition to get rid of. I would think that oral antibiotics would be the best to treat untreatable acne as isotretinoin gel, though effective is carcinogenic. Not many people know about this. Doxycycline 100 mg used for a month twice daily is very effective. Use a mild soap for face wash 3 times a day and dab your face. Never touch your face and you should have the face you want in just a month. Benzoyl peroxide for big acne is also recommended. I hope this helps. Consult a dermatologist if this does not help. Please defer your pregnancy or prioritize. You cannot have the pie and eat it too (no pun intended).

Take care and have a lovely day!
Answered: Sat, 25 May 2013
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