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How Long Should You Wait To Get A Piercing After Being On Accutane
At least 6 months: Isotretinoin (the Accutane brand no longer sold) has been linked to hypertrophic scar and keloid formation. This was most commonly noted in dermabrasion and laser treatments for acne scars within the first few months after the conclusion of therapy. I counsel my patients to wait at least 6 months for any elective procedure that injures the skin such piercing, tattoos, scar revision, etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm on accutane 40mg a day for 2 months, im currently on 1.5months and I want to get a ear piercing, is this smart?
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I've been on Accutane for quite some time now, and i got a new cartilage piercing 2 wks ago, do I need to take it out? Or should it be fine?
What would happen if you got a navel piercing on your 5th month on accutane? What is most likely to happen because of it (the neg. & positive?
2 months: The Accutane program called ipledge follows a woman along during her use of accutane. She has to be on 2 forms of birth control until 1 month after stopping the accutane, and then check a pregnancy test at that time (in addition to other earlier pregnancy tests during the ipledge program). Some people like to be extra cautious, and wait another month longer, before trying for a baby. ...Read more
Im almost done with my 7th month of accutane. How long do i have to wait before i can get a tattoo without risk? Thank you all xx
Atleast 4-6 mos: wait as long as it takes to restore the normal thickness and skin elasticity. Spend the time refining your perfect design. ...Read more
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