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Doctors' Answers to "Frequently Asked Questions" - Scars
Accutane and Scarring [posted 8/7/98]
Answer: Probably no problem, but I'd stop the drug a week or so before the surgery.
Poor Scar Healing [posted 7/24/98]
Answer: If you were going to have keloids, it would have been life long. Healing, like most things, declines with age. That is, it takes longer and has different scarring patterns. The methotrexate would not have any effect. However, the underlying reason you were on it could. Why were you taking it? I haven't seen that any of these drugs is of any use, but it won't do any harm other than financial.