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Irritation spots? Stopped accutane a few days ago.

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Hi everyone, I would like to ask you a couple of questions.

Since I've been on accutane, my skin has been quite sensitive. Because of that (I think), I've noticed getting spots sometimes, when shaving my face with an electric razor. The latter one being not really the best one, and since my facial hair is quite strong, I have to pass the razor several times on my skin before it is decently shaven. I've also noticed when some parts of my skin begin to peel, I get small red spots there that take a couple of days before disapearing (3-4 usually), I don't know if it peels because I've got the spot, or I get the spot because it is peeling however.

My questions are

1) Is it normal that after 6 months and 20 days of accutane, I'm apparently clean but still getting these spots (I've got 2 right now, on the places where I usually peel (near my mouth)).

Does that mean I'm not clear yet?

2) Are those "irritation spots" caused by a bad shaving (I don't want to use a normal razor or change my razor until 6 months post accutane) normal?

Do I get them because I'm still not clear?

God I hope accutane worked for me after all the side effects I had to endure.

Thanks for your answers.

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Hiya see i am not male so i dont know about the razor thing, but i know from my boyfriend that he can't use an electric razor as it makes it worse, he needs a really sharp razor, good shaving cream and steady hand as electric razor really irritates as like you say you have to press hard. It sounds like irritation if it comes up after shaving

I really dont know about the other stuff but if you have only just finished the course, maybe you need to give it more time still

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