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I am having cystic acne for long time now, tried chemical

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Hi i am having cystic acne for long time now, tried chemical peels but still having these acne, wanted to try isotretinoin.
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: Nope, havent seen a doctor yet
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: Nothing, just wanted to ask how will be able to take isotretinoin as this one was the advice of my aesthestician.
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Hello and thanks for your question. I’d be pleased to assist you. Kindly answer following questions for further advice:

Age? Male or female?

Past medical history?

Any medicines using?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Im 27 yrs old Female
Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Im not taking any medicine right now
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Thanks

So have you been in touch with any skin specialist as you need him/her for isotretinoin prescription

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Nope i havent in touch with one of them yet
Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Thanks

Then I would advise to make an appointment with skin specialist either through GP or some private to discuss about using Isotretinoin and if you both agree ask for prescription

Expert:  Zee J replied 15 days ago.

Please do let me know if you have any further questions I would be happy to answer

Best of luck