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Should I stop taking Doxycycline for my acne? If I stop and start again, will my acne get worse?

Posted 12 Jul 2013 3 answers

For 5 months, I took 2 pills of doxycycline a day and then for the 2 months after, I tapered down to 1 pill. I also have been using retin A (0.05% and recently 0.1%) at night and Clindamycin both morning and night. I cleanse with a cetaphil wash at night and 5% benzoyl peroxide in the morning. Over... read more

I am considering taking accutane, but am 13 years old and need help?

Posted 11 Jan 2012 8 answers

I am 13 years old, and have tried literally every acne medication available. BP cream, minocycline pills, retin-a cream, you name it. Tonight, I pretty much reached the breaking point and broke down in tears. I just cannot live another day (I have had acne since 1st grade) with this. Can someone... read more

How do I know if Tretinoin is working for me?

Posted 15 May 2013 4 answers

I began using Tretinoin .025% cream approximately 10 weeks ago when it was prescribed to me by my dermatologist. So far, my skin is continuing to get worse, which is extremely frustrating. Should I continue the use of it? I've heard that by the end of the third month of using this product,... read more

Accutane - I wondered once your skin clears up, do the little scars from previous acne fade?

Posted 28 Jan 2013 1 answer

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 spots, but the DR said not to use those products for the next year (and no more peels). Has anyone had the old spots fade, and has anyone had a peel... read more

Retin-A - how long do you have to wait to see results when using retin a for acne?

Posted 25 Jul 2012 2 answers

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?

How long should Retin-A remain on my face?? Is retin-A a sensative cream?

Posted 9 Nov 2009 1 answer

Sould I avoid any kind of light when Retin-A is on my face? I mean is Retin-A a light-sensative cream? and how many minutes/hours should Retin-a remain on my face before washing?

Tretinoin - Retin-A has just been given to my 11 year old daughter, are there any risks that I?

Posted 13 Jul 2010 2 answers

... should be concerned about as far as her development is concerned? Should I worry about her female organs or any other part of her system?

Can I apply a hydrating moisturizer after I apply Retin-A?

Posted 2 Nov 2012 2 answers

My faci feels dry after applying the rein-A.

Can retin-a help older skin with wrinkles and lines? I am 55?

Posted 11 Sep 2010 2 answers

I have read about retin-a helping younger skin , by keeping lines and wrinkles at bay. Until I went through menopause, my skin was good, but in the last five years it has really aged,a lot. So I need something to help .I can't afford plastic surgery.

Tretinoin - When using retin-A for wrinkles, can I put it on my eye laugh lines or under my eyes?

Posted 27 Sep 2010 2 answers

or is the skin too fragile there?

I start to use a retin-a on face 3 months ago.why stains on my face?

Posted 7 Jun 2011 2 answers

I have small brown spots and black heat on my face, my doctor recommend retin-a; now is a big dark brown stain on my cheeks. what should I do..I saw that changes like 2 months ago I feel really uncomfortable..

Retin-A - Why wait for 20 minutes after washing face to apply?

Posted 21 Feb 2012 1 answer

Is it less effective when skin is wet?

Tretinoin Topical - the skin on my arms is very thin, bruises and tears easily; will Retin-A thicken

Posted 24 Aug 2009 1 answer

... my skin? my dermatologist says my thin skin is caused by too much sun. I am blonde and fair skinned-

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