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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hydroquinone +tretinoin +mometasone furoate can be used daily? i am a indian boy of age 17. can it works on me? how to use it? are their side effect

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Do not self-treat: This is a very dangerous combination. Sadly, hydroquinone is popular in India by misguided people trying to lighten their natural skin color. You can end up disfiguring yourself. Tretinoin is helpful for acne, but the glucocorticoid mometasone can in the long run make your face severely inflamed, and atrophy your skin. To look good, accept who you are and hit the gym. Don't self-treat your skin.

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