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Is it a bad idea to use a hair remover on the body like nair while taking accutane?

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Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Hair removal chemicals can irritate the skin that is already compromised by accutane. Please consult with your prescribing physician with a quick call to their office. Hope this helps.

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