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Does tretinoin cream make you break out before it clears? and does it take the redness away?

Posted 23 Apr 2010 by jessy1234 2 answers

I have been using tretinoin cream for one week. I have noticed that i am breaking out. I know that most topical meds will have to make your face worse before it gets better. I was wondering if the same goes for tretinoin cream 0.025 because i broke out. I also have these red marks all around my ...

Should I keep taking doxycycline for acne if no results after 4 months?

Posted 19 days ago by Maddybaddy01 0 answers

My GP put me on 100mg doxycycline once daily and tretinoin ointment for my pimples. Been on it since mid August. It's now late December and I see no improvement- still getting forehead blemishes l. Plus, I'm seeing multiple new painful breakouts on my cheeks and chin. My GP said I needed ...

Stronger tretinoin making me breakout?

Posted 25 Nov 2016 by 18shermana 0 answers

So about a year ago when I went to the dermatologist to see if I could get help with my acne. He gave me Accticlate, the antibiotic, to take once a day at night, clindamycin 1% to put on in the morning, and tretinoin 0.05 to put on at night. about 5 months and a lot of irritation later my acne ...

Clindamycin/Tretinoin - I've only used them one time so Far.. and my face is peeling very badly?

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by haymay30 1 answer

I don't know if it is because my skin is sensation or if this is normal... I used clynamycin in the am and tretinoin at night. I tried to put a scent free lotion on.. but it peels right through that also

How long does it take tretinoin topical to work?

Posted 8 Aug 2016 by lauraaa2222 0 answers

I've been using tretinoin for about 5 months now. I'm still breaking out constantly and people say that it takes time to see results but I feel that this is an excessive amount of time. The peeling and dryness went away but the acne won't. I'm starting to feel depressed and not ...

Hello! I'm currently using Obagi Clear in the morning and Clear, Blender + tretinoin in the evening?

Posted 29 Jul 2016 by Alina2016 0 answers

... When do I use C-RX serum? In the morning before Clear?

Tretinoin - Perforating folliculitis on chest area?

Posted 8 Jul 2016 by Rana29x 0 answers

So i cant remember when the last time i had a clear smooth chest! I was on occutane for 6 months the pimples were gone but then a month later they began to come back!!! And now its been a year that im of occutane and my chest is so oily and pimply, ive been given to use steiva-A ive been using it ...

Tretinoin - How long did it take for your acne scars to fade?

Posted 2 Jun 2016 by Laleigh 0 answers

I've been on tretinoin for about two months now and my face is still breaking out in certain areas. It's not peeling as bad anymore, but I've noticed that I got more acne scars from the purging stage. I was just wondering how long it took for people's face to stop the breaking ...

Tretinoin - How to use this retina gel 0.025%?

Posted 6 Jun 2016 by h123 1 answer

how many hours i need to apply?

How bad will my acne get on accutane if I already been taking doxycycline ?

Posted 25 Jan 2016 by Andru 2 answers

Ive recently been prescribed 20mg accutane. I've had Acne on my face, back, chest & shoulders since I was 13. I'm nearly 18 now. I've been taking doxycycline & tretinoin gel for the past couple months and I've been looking a lot better lately. I've already went ...

Tretinoin - Trentin 0.25 or 0.5 ?

Posted 28 May 2016 by 42sunscreenworshiper 0 answers

Hello; I started using Stieva-A recommended by my Doctor for cysts (small bumps all over my face) I'm 42 and they just wont go away. I've been using 0.25% - I'm thinking of switching to Tretin 0.025% or 0.05% soon because I can pick up a tube online much cheaper and wanted to see if ...

Tretinoin - Week 6 0.025% breakout?

Posted 25 May 2016 by Jettalvarado 0 answers

So my story is week 1 threw week 3 was pretty much my worse weeks ever i never wanted to leave the house as week 4 and 5 came i was doing better not a huge improvememt but no breakouts week 6 came now i have 3 white heads plus scars i just need help wondering when ill get better i use benzalclin in ...

Do I only apply tretinoin cream 0.025% to the affected area?

Posted 30 Mar 2016 by anna1234567 1 answer

I just got this tretinoin 0.025% cream today and I just applied a pea sized amount to my whole face but the only place I get severe acne and scars are on my t-zone... should I only use it on the affected area from now on? Or continue to use it all over? And should I wash the cream of in the ...

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