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Has anyone ever had a retinol reaction or know any that has?

Has anyone ever had a retinol reaction or know any that has?

Yes: Burning, redness, itching, scaling and even thinning of skin are all known reactions to the topical application of retinol. Can also increase sun sensitivity. Taken internally during pregnancy, ti could cause birth defects. ...Read more

Dr. Lourdes Margarita Landron-Garcia
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Vitamin A (Definition)

Vitamin A helps form and maintain healthy teeth, skeletal and soft tissue, mucous membranes, and skin. It is also known as retinol because it produces the pigments in the retina of the eye. Vitamin A promotes good vision, especially in low light. It may also be needed ...Read more


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How to heal a bad skin reaction caused my retinol?

How to heal a bad skin reaction caused my retinol?

Cortisone cream: Retinol can cause dryness, irritation and burning. Stop using the product, apply Hydrocortisone cream and moisturizer that contains no glycolic acid or retinoid (ie:
cetaphil, cerave, aveeno). You may need a stronger prescription topical steroid from your doctor if the Hydrocortisone doesn't help. ...Read more

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Can you get an adverse reaction from 10% RDA of retinol palmitate in fortified drink for someone with liver disease?

Can you get an adverse reaction from 10% RDA of retinol palmitate in fortified drink for someone with liver disease?

Maybe: Why a "fortified drink"? What is the reason for this drink? What else is in it? Exactly which liver disease? How severe? Best to consult the Dr, don't experiment. ...Read more

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Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens? I have had allergic reactions to anti-aging creams, specifically those that contain retinol. I've also had reactions to hot wax when I've visited salons in the past. Are there methods of facial rejuvenation for

Does facial rejuvenation contain allergens? I have had allergic reactions to anti-aging creams, specifically those that contain retinol. I've also had reactions to hot wax when I've visited salons in the past. Are there methods of facial rejuvenation for

It: It is often a bit tricky to use a retinoid such as Retin-A without irritation. There have been studies that have shown applying a thin layer of a mild facial lotion prior to applying the retinoid can be helpful to reduce irritation. If you feel you are truly allergic as opposed to just irritated by cosmetic facial products, a visit to a dermatologist for possible allergy testing might be helpful. Also, make sure you are using a very mild soapless cleanser so you don't dry out your facial skin when cleaning it. ...Read more

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I used a retinol cream two nights ago, and the next day I used a 4% salicylic acid and 2.5% bp cream on my face. I've been using all these products for a while with no reactions, however I've been sick and taking cold medicine, and noticed my skin is more

I used a retinol cream two nights ago, and the next day I used a 4% salicylic acid and 2.5% bp cream on my face. I've been using all these products for a while with no reactions, however I've been sick and taking cold medicine, and noticed my skin is more

Question cut off: Although the end of your question was cut of, I'm going to take a guess that you're wondering if the change in your skin has anything to do with your cold medicine. The answer is NO. However, if I'm off the mark, please resubmit your question more succinctly so that we can review all the pertinent information. ...Read more

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Does retinol expire?

Retinol: Most topical medications have an expiration date but are still effective months to years after they have expired. ...Read more

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What is the use of retinol?

What is the use of retinol?

Skin rejuvenation: Retinol, as well as other skin treatments like alpha-hydroxy acids and vitamin c, all work to increase "skin turnover." your skin cells are constantly regenerating and sloughing off. This "turnover" slows as we age. That's why a baby heals a cut so fast and senior citizens take weeks to heal a skin injury. Retinol speeds the regeneration process, giving your skin a fresh, younger look. ...Read more

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Is it possible to overuse retinol?

Is it possible to overuse retinol?

Refractive index: The easiest explanation is that human eyes are "built" to work in air. Water bends light waves more than air does, and our eyes need a layer of air in front of them in order to focus. That its why a pair of goggles helps you see under water. ...Read more

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Can I use retinol-A 0.025 and clindamgcin together?

Can I use retinol-A 0.025 and clindamgcin together?

Sure they can help: acne, but if not clearing in 6-8 weeks see dermatologist for other prescriptions or treatment options ...Read more

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Do alfalfa leaves contain retinol?

Do alfalfa leaves contain retinol?

It shouldn't: Retinol is an animal based Vitamin A. Alfalfa contains plant based precursors in the vitamin A family called carotenoids. ...Read more

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What is a good retinol face cream? Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

What is a good retinol face cream? Is there actually any evidence that retinol cream works?

Retinol: There is little reason to use retinol cream for any skin problem since it has very little effect. ...Read more

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Are other prescription creams like acutane or retinol safe to take as well?

Are other prescription creams like acutane or retinol safe to take as well?

For the most part.: While oral agents such as Accutane and Doxycycline cause significant birth defects and should be avoided. The topical agents are felt to be relatively safe in pregnancy. Benzoyl peroxide is the recommended agent for the treatment of acne in pregnancy. As with any medication or agent check with your health care provider before using any agent. ...Read more

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Can medik8 retinol eye tr remove fine lines?

Can medik8 retinol eye tr remove fine lines?

It may: Yes it may work well for fine lines. However, this is not a definitive measure, results might not be lasting unless used periodically. Dermatologist know this best. Consult your dr. And remember that those are potentially teratogenic agents (retinol and derivatives), may harm a fetus so make sure that you have no plans to get pregnant around the time that you use it. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Best OTC retinols p?

Roc products: These are onderful and not as irritating. Always apply 30 minutes after washing. ...Read more

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Difference betwen glycolic acid nd retinol?

Google it: Http://on. Aol. Com/video/viewers-questions--glycolic-acid-vs--retinol-517548583.

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Iam 29years old. When should I start using retinol creams?

Depend on need: Retinol is vit a derivatives to help with wrinkles. You can use this cream anytime when you want for your wrinkles. ...Read more

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Can I use retino a cream instead of retinol?

Depends: Retin-a is a prescription vitiamin a derivative cream. Retinols are found in many types of products and foods and have lower potency. You should not use these products if pregnant, breastfeeding, or if you could become pregnant as they can cause birth defects. They also should not be used if considering lasik or prk. ...Read more

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Can I use retinol while breastfeeding?

Can I use retinol while breastfeeding?

Retinol: The literature says it's safe to use retinol while breastfeeding. In fact, it's been given class a status, meaning no risk has ever been determined in human studies. But it's always safe to consult your obstetrician before using it. ...Read more

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Can I use azelaic acid and retinol simultaneously?

Can I use azelaic acid and retinol simultaneously?

Yes: Always exercise caution with multiplemedications, let your doctor know on your next follow up visit of the medicines you are on, even OTC mefications, best wishes ...Read more

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Can I use retinol nose drop to my infant?

Can I use retinol nose drop to my infant?

Saline better: If you need nose drops to clear congestion in an infant, better to use just plain old saline drops than any medicated drops. They work just as well if not better and are totally safe. ...Read more

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Is natural sources of vitamin a okay, and just retinol bad in moisturizer?

Retinol is not bad: It can just be sun sensitizing as it is a product converted to retinoic acid. Vitamins taken orally are great, but only certain products contain vitamins that are actually absorbed into the skin. See your derm or aesthtician ...Read more

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Is trentinoin/ retinoic acid a retinoid or a retinol?

Is trentinoin/ retinoic acid a retinoid or a retinol?

Is a Retinoid: Isotretinoin is a retinoid and it is used to treat severe acne. Retinol is the chemical compound for Vitamin A. ...Read more

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Is there an eye wrinkle cream without retinol?

Is there an eye wrinkle cream without retinol?

Skin Cuetical: Skin Cuetical makes a wrinkle cream called eye balm. I love it and have used it for 10 years or so with great results.

http://www. Skinceuticals. Com/eye-balm-635494169003.html#start=4&cgid=products-category-eye-and-lip-care

I have no financial interest in the product. ...Read more

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Does retinol a work well on acne scars?

No: It is a mild way of inproving fine lines but it can also thin the skin and make you at higher risk for sun burn or sun damage. When used alot after age 45 it can cause thinning of the skin. Retin a (tretinoin) is very helpful for active acneic breakouts when applied at bedtime using a thin layer. ...Read more