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Differin Acne Agent
Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more
Not recommended.: Differin (adapalene) is a topical retinoid medication similar to vitamin a. It is helpful in nearly all cases of acne. If you are using salicylic acid in addition to differin (adapalene), (adapalene) i would recommend you put them on at separate times. I would separate the application by at least 6 hrs. If you apply them to your face together, you may decrease the effectiveness of the differin (adapalene). ...Read more
Acne therapy: Novo Minocycline is an antibiotic used in acne treatment mostly in moderate to severe cases. Differin (adapalene) is a retinoid like compound that is commonly used for acne treatment that works by stopping pimples from forming under the surface of the skin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I used excessive acne medications so my forehead got inflammed now I apply steroids but in vain what should I do now ?
Can I use mebo cream on inflmmation caused by acne medications they are like red blotches on my forehead that don't go away on their own ?
After years of using adapalene my gp prescribed me skinoren for my acne and it's cleared it up in a few days. Is it possible that I have rosacea?
Well : Yes you can still have a condition just because a treatment success for the underlying condition does not Vanish usually.Consult Healthtap for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more
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