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Tretinoin Acne Agent
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
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
Yes: The Erythromycin is an antibiotic solution which helps to kill the p. Acne bacteria. The retin a helps to increase cell turnover and stimulate blood supply. One would definitely want to use good sun protection and use these agents under the supervision of a specialist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Help me please? Thelp me please?It is my 2nd week using tretinoin at night for acne and i was wondering when will i start seeing results .?
I use tretinoin only on affected area off acne now my skin kinda better can I use tretinoin all over my face? Couse sometime i got tiny acne
I had acne problem and i'am using tretinoin gel for more than 2 weeks.Due to that my skin has become darker and dry.Suggest a cure to this please?
Common problem: It is common for skin to get dry and irritated when beginning tretinoin. This usually improves on its own over time as your skin gets accustomed to it. Ask your doctor about decreasing your dose. Use a cleanser that won’t dry your skin (doesn’t foam or suds.) topical vitamin c (anti-inflammatory) will help. Moisturizers may help, too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've gotten a bad acne flair up on the back of my neck. Using Tretinoin from a previous Dr. suggestion but it is having no effect. Any suggestions?
Look at hair product: One possible trigger is the methyl paraben additive that some hair products have as a stabilizer. Sometimes this additive is associated with acne breakouts. Since the suds/debris drains down your shoulders and back, local contact reaction may be an issue. If you are using one with the additive, try finding one without. ...Read more
Hello, I have a 0.025 % tretinoin gel that was prescribed to me two years ago for my acne. It expired 01/2015. Can it still be used? Safe?
Simple answer is no: medications breakdown over time sometimes they could potentially be good long after their expiration date but you can never be sure, so the safest thing to do is to never use medication after its expiration date. ...Read more
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