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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 by jasonwang137 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 ...

What happens when I mix Retin-A with a moisturizer with a ph level of 5.5?

Posted 3 Nov 2016 by Kittypuri 1 answer

Hi, My skin starts to get flaky if I use Retina alone, but I don't want it to lose its ability to exfoliate my skin. My moisturizer is at ph level 5.5, is it OK to mix these two? I appreciate your help. Thanks.

Retin-A - Is it okay to use Tretinon after it is expired?

Posted 28 Aug 2016 by Gltorres 0 answers

Will it harm me? I know the strength is probably not as strong once it's expired but something is better than nothing. Can you use this for wrinkles too?

Retin-A - Can I stop using retin a after 15 weeks? No improvement & only made my skin worse?

Posted 12 Aug 2016 by Isabellabacot 1 answer

I started using Retin-A 15 weeks ago and by the third week I started to break out again and I thought it was the purge but now I'm on the 15th week and still have been breaking out. I have Hyperpigmentation scars that are so bad and have only gotten worse. I get more breakouts and I Everwood. ...

Retin-A - I just got prescribed Retin A 0.025% and I don't know what face wash to use and I was?

Posted 12 Aug 2016 by Arianne_bernal 0 answers

... wondering if Kirks Original Castile soap would be OK? If not would you recommend any others

Tretinoin - why does retin a caused wrinkles on each side of my chin?

Posted 17 Apr 2016 by Shadow123456 0 answers

I had no wrinkles on my lower face directly above my jaw line until using retin a. It is on each sie of my chin, and it gets more wrinkled every day

How do I know if Tretinoin is working for me?

Posted 15 May 2013 by nataliejj 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, ...

Doesn't retin A come in different strengths?

Posted 3 Mar 2016 by DonaldJenkins 0 answers

and can I get it from this web site

Tretinoin - When will it start working???

Posted 18 Oct 2015 by Shann328 0 answers

Ladies, I started getting hormonal acne while pregnant. My son is 2 &1/2 years old and I just went to the dermatologist a month ago to get retin a and spironolactone. I should mention that I use the mirena iud, but my question is when will I see results!!! I'm hoping someone went through ...

Will my acne flare up againg if I start using retin-a a second time?

Posted 18 Oct 2015 by kimberlyjurgensen 0 answers

I know that using retin-a micro gel causes your sking to flare up and you to break out for a period of time before it gets better. Ive used it before and already gone through that. I was using the gel for a while but have recently taken a couple month break from it. I was just wondering if i start ...

Retin-A - How long will it take to see results on Tretinoin?

Posted 23 Sep 2015 by Rae12 0 answers

I went to the dermatologist almost about 4 weeks ago, it was my first time, and basically told me I had breakthrough around my chin and jawline. He prescribed me Clindamycin .1 to use twice a day daily, then at night to use Tretinoin 0.025% to spot treat on my problem areas. I've been ...

Tretinoin - Should I continue with retin-A gel???

Posted 1 Sep 2015 by Erikadiane75 2 answers

I'm 20 years old and have mild cystic acne my whole life. I tried every over the counter acne medication, including pro active & Mary Kay products. I finally went to my doctor and he prescribed retin-A gel .25 strength. It's been a little over a month now since I've started using ...

Retin-A - What to do about the remaining scars and marks?

Posted 1 Sep 2015 by alysse101 0 answers

I began using the Retin A 0.025 gel about a month ago, and I can definitely already see a bit of a difference (breakouts only last a day instead of a week). However, one difference i'm noticing and not liking is that my acne is leaving harsh marks-- it looks like i'm breaking out all over ...

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