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Adapalene Side Effects
Is there is any side effects by using adapalene and clindamycin phosphate gel along with facemed gel?
Dryness: Dryness would probably be the main thing. ...Read more
Not much.: Most commonly feel dry, irrtating and itchy and see peeling, but not everybody. I would not categorize them as side effects. They are natural consequences of using the medicines. ...Read more
Skin irritation: Dryness, scaling, redness, stinging. All the side effects center around irritation of the skin. These side effects generally are worst at initiation of treatment and fade after a few weeks. ...Read more
Not usually: You probably would have had side effects by now. ...Read more
Hi. I felt a pimp forming and my lower left side lip started swelling. I applied differin (adapalene) cream and my lip now is swollen worst.
You areirritating it: better to put nothing on it, use ice or cold compresses to reduce the inflammation/ pain. When it comes to a head, it may turn into a small boil, if you continue to play with it. Then apply warm compresses for 5 mins. to dilate it to open it up to drain. Keep it dry & clean. Otherwise, you're going to have an infected pimple needing ABx. Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation can lead to scarring. ...Read more
Stopped differin (adapalene) 2 months (used 4 months with no problems).Mth I have a red bumpy slightly itchy rash on one side chin. Discontin. Cleanser that made me react week.Contact dermatitis or differin (adapalene) cause?
Not Differin (adapalene): If it happened after you stopped the differin (adapalene) then i would not think it the cause. Contact dermatitis sis possible as is folliculitis and some other conditions. Seeing a dermatologist will help clarify what is actually the diagnosis and which treatment would be best. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer