A 21-year-old male asked:
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i got a burn from the retin a (tretinoin) it looks like a minor but and it peals the grows back as a scar what can i do for this?

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Dr. Ayyaz Shah
26 years experience Dermatology
Retin-A: Retin-A may cause a retinoid dermatitis and the skin may look red, inflamed and be itchy and peel. This is all quite normal for any retinoid especially during the first few weeks of therapy. You should hold the medication for now and visit a Dermatologist who may assist you in treating the dermatitis.
Answered on Nov 26, 2016
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