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Hydroquinone left my face with a big red mark yesterday it started to burn i also used retin a (tretinoin) anything i can do to remove redness?

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Dr. Joseph Gutman answered

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Stop using all of it. You can use over the counter Hydrocortisone cream, but it still will take a few days to go away

Answered Oct 5, 2017

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Dr. Linda Everett answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Both retinA and hydroquinone can be very irritating to the skin. RetinA also makes your skin sensitive to the sun. If you stop using these creams the redness should go away on its own.

Answered Mar 21, 2017

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