A member asked:

I have been using retin a (tretinoin) for acne now i have dark spots. why is that?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander answered

Specializes in Pathology

This is post-inflammatory scarring. It will fade after a few weeks or months. Retin a (tretinoin) is a good choice and if this clears you, it'll be a good thing. Continue using until your acne self-cures, and if you're steady about it, you'll soon be clear without the dark spots.

Answered Dec 29, 2013

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