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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Vesanoid (Overview)

Vesanoid is a cancer agent.


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Will using tretinoin on my freckles help fade them? If yes then i what time and how to use it?

Will using tretinoin on my freckles help fade them? If yes then i what time and how to use it?

Freckles: Tretinoin will help fade freckles over time but if you go out in the sun again the freckles will return. Hydroquinone is also very effective at reducing dark spots. ...Read more

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Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Vesanoid (Overview)

Vesanoid is a cancer agent.


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How exactly does tretinoin 'drain' whiteheads?

How exactly does tretinoin 'drain' whiteheads?

It doesn't. : It promotes cell turnover and growth if the deeper cell layers which causes shedding of the superficial layers and the associated shifts while decreasing rue activity of the sebaceous glands to decrease the future formation of whiteheads or sebaceous cysts. ...Read more

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Hi my doctor prescribe me tee tree soap, clindamycin sloution and tretinoin cream 0.05 %.. But my 1st week get me more breakouts, is it normal?

Yes: As your skin is 'getting used to' the treatment, much of the material that works its way to the surface is being released a bit more quickly resulting in a higher number of acne eruptions than normal. This should settle down as your skin gets accustomed to your new regimen. Hang in there! ...Read more

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I was prescribed minocyline HCl and tretinoin cream a week and a half ago. How long should the combo take to clear my skin?

I was prescribed minocyline HCl and tretinoin cream a week and a half ago. How long should the combo take to clear my skin?

Acne: On average, it usually takes 4-6 weeks to start see response to these medication. Keep working with cleaning your face with hypoallergenic soap like neutrogenea ...Read more

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How much time does tretinoin 0.025% take to work?

At least 4 weeks: It may take 4-6 weeks to see beneficial results from acne treatment with a tretinoin. This is the lower strength so sometimes you may need to increase the strength. Tretinoin is first line therapy for mild to moderate comedonal acne. Keep in mind it is a photosensitive medication, avoid applying in the daytime especially in the summer. ...Read more

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How long does tretinoin cream 0.05 works for acne marks?

How long does tretinoin cream 0.05 works for acne marks?

Use forever: I love tretinoin and think that every non-pregnant person should be using this (until it expires, of course). A small pea sized amount to your entire face at night is recommended. You can use it elsewhere if desired but not overuse as will cause irritation. Works for acne, pigmentation, mild scars, and reversing sun damage. Use the right sunscreen daily and give it 6-9 months for best results. ...Read more

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Can I use tretinoin cream to treat the steroid induced rosacea (type 2) ? Is this safe to use it in long term?

Tretinoin is not: treatment for rosacea, and not the treatment for steroid induced anything (I have never heard the term steroid induced rosacea). I would see dermatologist for treatment of your condition ...Read more

Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Tretinoin (Definition)

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