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clindamycin and tretinoin topical gel

A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Use separately : Use the clindamycin topically through the day and the vitamin A cream at night. For vitamin A less exposure to sunlight is better and as you are aware ... Read More

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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rx: As long as you have an rx, use it up. There is no need to use both topicals at once.
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Ok to use all: It's ok to use all of these medications. They may dry out your skin so use appropriate gentle exfoliation and a non comedogenic moisturizer.
A female asked:
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
53 years experience Internal Medicine
See dermatologist: Try metronidazole lotion Teatree oil is a natural remedy.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Heyman
47 years experience Pediatrics
Use once daily: It is probably best to use these two products separately. Differen gel can cause sun sensitivity, so using it at night and Clindamycin in the morning ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Using this site: You get the most from this site when you provide detailed information about a health issue followed by a clear related question. Room for a response i ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Haley
22 years experience Dermatology
My recs: Clinda gel should be twice a day and at night use a pea sized amount of the retinoid first then the clinda. Less is more with a retinoid. More is mo ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: You are treating your acne good with 2 rx combination. If there are any discoloration, usually retin a (tretinoin) is enough to exfoliate it. The hyd ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Yes: You can use the two together or alternate nights.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Revisit ur dermatologist: tell him / her that the treatment wasn't effective, given that you followed all the instructions well, what your dermatologist gave you sounds sta ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience Dermatology
Topical Treatment: Topical retinoids and antibiotics are effective for comedonal and inflammatory acne. If your condition is more severe and extensive with cysts, a bri ... Read More

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