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 sun spots from age and am post menapausal. My skin has done a 360 now with age spots and wrinkles I bought some retin A but am unsure if my ...
1 answer • 25 Oct 2009
I am starting Accutane, but I have a lot of red spots on my face from previous acne. I usually use retin A or another OTC treatment to fade these ...
1 answer • 28 Jan 2013
Retin-A - Hi, I just started using Retin A and I know that it does get worse before it gets better.?
I'm wondering if I should stop applying moisturizer after because my skin hasn't started peeling which is what's supposed to happen.
0 answers • 28 May 2014