Related Questions

started back on my acne regiment since I felt I was breaking out again. Which is aczone, retin A (tretinoin). 05 and minocycline. But I seem to breaking out more?

Breakouts on meds. You can still breakout on medication. If other factors are in play such as estrogens in birth control pills, stress, and heavy fats in the diet.----And if humidity has struck with Spring weather.---Also, if you have dry sensitive skin in the midst of acne breakouts. Those with dry sensitive skin can have breakouts as well as those with very oily skin. Look at your foundations, toners, and makeup. Read more...

Clindamycin cream and retin a (tretinoin) is enough to treat acne? How long should I wait to see the result?

At least 10-14 days. The combination of the two medications is reasonable for treating acne--depending upon the severity. You will need to use it for at least 10-14 days before you may see an improvement. Remember though, acne can be controlled, but nor definitively cured. Read more...

Can retin a (tretinoin) really work for acne?

ACNE. Retin a (tretinoin) works for acne by drying up the comedones and later peeling off the skin making it smooth. Exposure to sunlight is a no no because of photosensetivity. Read more...

I have acne and have tried retin a (tretinoin) and clearasil and proactive but they didn't work. My friend used Accutane and have perfect skin should I take it?

Consult a Dermatogis. Accutane is available & a med i believe should only be prescribed by a dermatologist after they have decided you meet criteria for its use. This strong med also has some interesting side effects & is so toxic to fetuses that women can't use it unless they are on multiple forms of birth control & sign a waver.Set up an appointment with a dermatologist & explore your options. Knowledge is power. Read more...