A member asked:
Penis skin got burned by retin a (tretinoin). skin is dull, papery&dry but no flakiness or peeling but it hurts when apply moisturizing cream. help! treatment?
2 doctor answers • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Norma Jo Waxmananswered
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Skin should heal: In the future, please don't put Retin A (tretinoin) on your penis or anywhere besides your face. I would try over the counter triple antibiotic ointment to help heal the burned tender skin on your penis.
1.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohananswered
Dermatology 59 years experience
Why there?: This is ALWAYS a bad place to apply tretinoin. Strength? Gel or cream? How much? How many times? Just stop using it there, apply vaseline or Aquaphor, give it a week. Do not apply antibiotic!!!!
830 viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Dec 6, 2020
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