A 24-year-old female asked:
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can i use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? is this safe to use it in long term?

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Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Tretinoin is not: treatment for rosacea, and not the treatment for steroid induced anything (I have never heard the term steroid induced rosacea). I would see dermatologist for treatment of your condition
Answered on Aug 26, 2014
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