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OK...Someone please clarify what "fragile skin" really is while on Accutane

I mean some people on this board have said that laying down on the pillow the wrong way can cause you to scar while on accutane. Is it really this fragile? I scar easily now but i think its just cause i used to pop my pimples with such intensity. I never really got the memo from anyone to be gentle until a couple months ago. I hadnt gone to a derm before that in about 9 months cause i was on proactiv so i figured i didnt need to go to the derm. Anyways my point is, how fragile is the skin really while on accutane?

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I made that post about that pillow. Honestly, it's because my pillow is flat and I sleep weird. And the only place you risk of getting them is around you eyes (Or maybe I'm the only one like this). They go away...eventually.

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ok thanks for ur opinion, i just was wondering cause like i only get scars from popping whiteheads, is there any other way to get them?

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ok thanks for ur opinion, i just was wondering cause like i only get scars from popping whiteheads, is there any other way to get them?

Yes, if you pretty much do anything to damage the skin. I don't know, if all depends. Let's say someone poked you pretty hard with a pin, right on the cheek. That's most likely going to leave a scar. Scars heal, man. It's part of the accutane process.

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It seems to thin out so that something you'd normally tolerate breaks the skin. I somehow managed to peel up the top layer of the skin on my nose with a minor scratch of my fingernail. If you get, say, your eyebrows waxed, there's a good chance that the top layer of skin will come right off along with the hair. Your skin gets pretty fragile.

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