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Does The Use Of Tretinoin On The Skin Cause Dark Spots
It may: Kojic acid is an agent that helps to decrease darkly pigmented areas. Retin a along with the kojic acid can augment the effectiveness in reducing areas of hyper pigmentation. Remember to practice safe sun exposure by always wearing a good sunscreen to prevent further pigmentation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some ...: Pearly penile papillose (PPP) is considered "normal" variation of the appearance of glans penis and Fordyce's spots are the ectopic sebaceous glands - not related with hair follicles; both are harmless and require no Rx or active attention. Definitely, Tretinoin has no value for and should not be used for either one. Best wish ... ...Read more
Spots off: In combination with a skin lightener such as Hydroquinone you can gradually lighten using tretinoin (Retin A) all over face, and spot treat spots, to just lighten spots or treat all over. Avoid additional sun exposure. Adding Intense Pulse Light Treatments to the above regimen will greatly accelerate your results. ...Read more
Maybe: Fordyce spots are areas of cutaneous sebaceous hyperplasia, and can be found on the lips, genitalia, and other areas where sebaceous glands are less common. Numerous options have been tried, including co2 and pulsed dye laser, as well as topical agents, often with mixed results. Retin-a is an exfoliant and might help, but can cause dryness and irritation. See your dermatologist for more advice. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Any way to atleast fade Fordyce spots? I don't wanna hear the "they're natural". I just wanna know if you can make them appear less bumpy (tretinoin)?
Fordyce spots: Fordyce spots are sebaceous glands inunusual places, so yes, they are "natural" however, i'm with you, they need to go! sometimes ablative lasers like the co2 or erbium laser can help. There is interesting research going on regarding the use of photodynamic therapy to get rid of overgrown sebaceous glands. Tret may shrink em a little but it won't eliminate them. Good luck! ...Read more
Im using tretinoin cream for my acne for 3 months and they are getting worse, and becoming black and bown spots! what should I do !?
Spironolactone: Normal menst.? For adult women the best way to control acne is SPIRONOLACTONE, an anti-androgen.Often combined with certain BC pills, some much better than others. Often also combined with tretinoin. After a few months, isotretinoin may be used if not clear. None of these if pregnant. Spironolactone will also slow or stop hair loss. Very safe and costs only $5 a month. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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