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medication accutane to get breast augmentation..My doctor says a month

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Hello- I was wondering how long i need to wait after getting off the medication accutane to get breast augmentation? My doctor says a month, shouls i wait later?? Thank you!
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  nursehope replied 11 years ago.
  Accutane takes 10 days to leave a woman's system.  One month is a safe amount of time.  Nurse Hope
Expert:  Cheryl replied 11 years ago.
DearCustomer


Hello,

Accutane is a Vitamin A-related compound that inhibits sebaceous gland function and reformation of the outermost layer of skin.

normally it is used in the treatment of severe acne, or skin problems that are unresponsive to antibiotics.

Major cosmetic procedures performed on the skin surface should be NOT be undertaken within 12 to 18 months of the last dose of Accutane. "Delayed healing and scarring could result".

I personally recommend you delay the procedure atleast for the amount of time mentioned above.

(Perhaps a second opinion would also be beneficial in this case, as not all medical doctors agree on such issues.)

You can also call toll free: (1-800-787-4379) to speak with a professional staff who will assist in answering further questions regarding Accutate & contemplated Breast Augmentation risk.

Take care and I hope this helps answer your questions. God Bless!
Customer: replied 11 years ago.
What are my concerns i just be worried about after the procedure, and just being on accutane a month before?

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