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Accutane leaving scar tissue on my face resulted in no hair growth in that area of my face is there anyway to grow that hair ?
No: Lack of hair growth within scar tissue is a sign that the hair follicles have been permanently damaged and replaced by scar tissue instead of normal collagen. There is no way to regrow the hair within scar tissue. Even hair transplant plugs do not grow well within scar tissue due to lack of adequate blood supply. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No. But it can help: Reduce acne breakouts and more cyst formation that can lead to new scars. Accutane is powerful medicine that requires monitoring and absolute avoidance of pregnancy (causes birth defects). See dermatologist for advice and prescription if you are a candidate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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The basics: Accutane / isotretinoin is powerful medicine that only specialists can prescribe, and you'll be followed very closely. If you've already gotten scars from acne, I'm sorry. It could have been prevented. Or you may decide you don't mind, or like the "tough" look. Accutane will not touch your current scars, but laser Rx, microsurgery or an injectable filler may make them less visible. ...Read more
Ever since I've been on accutane, every little scratch I get turns into a scar. What can I do for this? Very irritated...
I am using Accutane 10mg per day. Does the skin get worse before it gets better? My skin got a lot worse and i'm very sad and scared that it will scar.
Yes: However, it's unlikely that scarring will result. If you truly need accutane, then this is the right move. Your prescribing dermatologist may have some medicine, perhaps a glucocorticoid, to cover this flare-up -- you need to ask. Severe acne in a female invites a workup for an underlying systemic hormonal disturbance. I've been told spironolactone may be useful in this setting. Wishing you luck. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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