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A 35-year-old male asked:

im off accutane. can you relapse with acne if you get bacteria such as feces or urine on your dry hands if you have minor cuts from hand washing?

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Dr. Gustavo Diaz
Facial Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Depends: Acne bacteria is different from the bacteria in urine or feces. Anyway, it is a good idea to always wash your hands. Hope this helps.

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