A 20-year-old male asked:
What type of acne is retin a (tretinoin) indicated for ?
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Family Medicine 21 years experience
Retin A (tretinoin): is used to treat comedonal mild inflammatory and moderate inflammatory acne. other treatments are added to it as the acne worsens.
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