12 Aug 2009
Retin A (tretinoin) is a Vitamin A cream used to treat acne. The cream can make your skin very sensitive to sunburn and can initially make your skin look worse (inflammed) before it gets better. You should continue with treatment if tolerable. It can take weeks or months before an improvement is noticed. Your skin should not look thin. If it looks discoloured you should see your doctor. You will find some useful information here.
- Retin-A Information for Consumers
- Retin-A Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Retin-A (detailed)
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Tretinoin Topical - the skin on my arms is very thin, bruises and tears easily; will Retin-A thicken
... my skin? my dermatologist says my thin skin is caused by too much sun. I am blonde and fair skinned-
1 answer • 24 Aug 2009
I have acne and a friend recommend me Retin A? Do you think it will work? have you used it?
2 answers • 9 May 2012
i am using it for acne , its been 6 weeks and i cant see results it made my acne worse. should i keep using it?
2 answers • 25 Jul 2012
I do not have pimples but there are scars on my face with open pores as well as blackheads and whiteheads. My skin is of sensitive types. Should i ...
1 answer • 24 Jul 2013
I used .1% of retin-a thursday night before bed and my skin is peeling so much! I start work in an office on Monday. What is the average peeling time ...
0 answers • 13 Jun 2015