I have heard from a couple of people that a side effect of Accutane is balding, so I'm wondering if this is true.
Does Accutane Cause Balding?
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Accutane and "balding"
An uncommon side effect of Accutane is thinning of scalp hair. People do not, however, become bald as a result of Accutane use. In my experience, this problem also appears to be dose-related, and if this occurs, it should subside after discontinuation of the medication.
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