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Could using differin (adapalene) and doxycycline clear my skin?

Yes. this is quite a common combination for acne treatment. There are many regimens available, if this one doesn't work for you, others likely will. Give it at least several weeks to see full effect. Good luck. Read more...

Does differin (adapalene) have any effects on the inside of the body if it is absorbed through the skin?

No. You should be using a pea sized drop for whole side of face.Cthe absorption is minimal and it is retinoid, or synthetic derivative of vitamin a which is converted by skin .Side effects are limited to dryness and local irriitation. Read more...

Can differin (adapalene) cream darken my skin tone?

Qualified yes. Differin (adapalene) can make you more sensitive to the sun. So if differin (adapalene) is increasing sensitivity to sunlight or causing irritation it is possible that the skin color can darken. Use sunscreen/avoid the sun. Darkening is more prominent in darker baseline skin colors. Read more...

Does adult continued use of differin (adapalene) decrease the risk of skin cancers?

Differin (adapalene) & skin canc. Differin (adapalene) will reduce the risk of skin cancers. Read more...
No. Differin (adapalene) tends to make the skin more sensitive to the sun, and while no human studies have shown an increased risk of skin cancer, none have shown a decreased risk either. Since we know sun burns increase the risk of skin cancers, and since this med increases the risk of sun burn, i'd be extra cautious with its use in the sun, but no studies have linked it with increased skin cancer. Read more...