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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Diagnosis needed: A visit to your pediatrician or urgent care will be needed as a firm diagnosis will be needed. All meds for molluscum will trigger an inflammatory rea ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Your face is itchy, but not from allergies. During introduction of tretinoin it is usually irritating. With continued use the skin will tolerate it wi ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Yes.: Tretinoin or Retin-A, is used for sun damage to skin, acne, age spots, and wrinkles. So, it is reasonable to use in your case unless you have a contr ... Read More
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Trevino in: It,s OK but I don't know if it will help
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Acne: You have acne and are treating it with tretinoin gel for 3 mo w/o satisfaction. 80% of teenagers say they get good to excellent results after 2 mo of ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Sterling
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YouEatEnoughProtein?: Retin-A is more of an exfoliant;it gets the cells cranking faster (faster "turnover")so that it can supposedly "rejuvinate"itself.Supposedly,the lower ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Amy Miller
25 years experience Family Medicine
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands inunusual places, so yes, they are "natural" however, i'm with you, they need to go! sometimes ablative lasers lik ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Buchanan
52 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tretinex=Acne Only: Tretinex is acutaine and used for acne. Tretinoin (Retin-A) is a cream used to treat sun dsmaged skin. Renova, in my opinion, has no use as it is tret ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
22 years experience Pediatrics
Yes and no: Tretinoin is a prescription medicine used in acne and typically helps with comedonal acne (blackheads) and typically the topical antibiotics are more ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
26 years experience Pediatrics
Many concentrations: Not exactly sure what you are asking, but there are many strengths. .01% .025% .05% .1% are all possibilities. If this is not exactly what you ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manuel Spirtos
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not recommended: expired medications may no longer be sterile or active ingredients may have be affected by temperature and environmental factors and no longer be effe ... Read More

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