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Which tretinoin cream is best for skin discoloration?

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Dr. George Pope
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Any strength

Tretinoin cream comes in 3 different strengths, and one should first start with the mildest strength.
It helps with acne and also helps to fade fine wrinkles if used religiously. It's best to graduate to the strongest concentration to get the best result. Skin discoloration is another issue and can be treated with different drugs, hydroquinone cream being one.

In brief: Any strength

Tretinoin cream comes in 3 different strengths, and one should first start with the mildest strength.
It helps with acne and also helps to fade fine wrinkles if used religiously. It's best to graduate to the strongest concentration to get the best result. Skin discoloration is another issue and can be treated with different drugs, hydroquinone cream being one.
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Dr. Jay Bayer
Family Medicine

In brief: Skin

Bleaching dark spots usually dermatologist use special class hydroquinolones.
Need diagnos condition. Discoloration in women often seen pregnancy or use birth controll pills. Retin a (tretinoin) for acne, some use it cosmetically to reduce skin wrinkles. Need proper diagnosis and appropriate med based on that diagnosis.

In brief: Skin

Bleaching dark spots usually dermatologist use special class hydroquinolones.
Need diagnos condition. Discoloration in women often seen pregnancy or use birth controll pills. Retin a (tretinoin) for acne, some use it cosmetically to reduce skin wrinkles. Need proper diagnosis and appropriate med based on that diagnosis.
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