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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hydroquinone, tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream. i want to know about it. i am a indian boy of age 17 and i want to use on my face to be fair. can it works. is their any side effects?

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Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
Do not use these: products with much sun exposure. Hydroquinone especially is supposed to bleach or whiten your skin, but will darken with significant sun exposure. Cover up when you are outdoors. Mometasone is a steroid and will cause infections to worsen if you have infected acne vulgaris or other eruptions. Tretinoin can also do the same as hydroquinone except more severe, along with burning and skin dryness
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A 17-year-old male asked:

Hydroquinone, tretinoin and mometasone furoate cream. I am an Indian boy of 17 and I want to use it to be fair. is their any side effects.is it works?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Yes, there are: side effects, and most probably won't work, those are strong medicines in any form, please see a doctor and follow his/her advice, and don't self medicate with such medicines, preserve your skin health and your health, concentrate on being healthy, sportive and successful in life that will definitely help you gain confidence and achievement, good luck
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Last updated May 12, 2016

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