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  1. Porokeratosis
    ... definitive cure per se, but sometimes creams such as Retin-A , Tazorac and Efudex offer some slight help. Most...

  2. Surgical Scars
    ... apply and leave on which help to flatten the scar. Retin-A can also help with scars by increasing the rate of...

  3. Retin-A: anyone knowledgeable about product?
    ... back, chest and arms as a young teen but I used the retin-a and it cleared it up dramatically! You can bet I was...

  4. not known problem-infections in back of the head
    ... resorcinol, salicylic acid or tretinoin, or retinoic acid ( Retin-A ). These kind of suck tho if it's in your hair. ...

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  1. Birth Control, Melasma, and Tanning
    ... makes it noticable. a general doctor can give you some retin-a cream to fade it but you will have to use sunscreen...

Allergies board

  1. Allergic to antibiotics?
    ... I was having with acne breakouts. She prescribed retin-a , which I had used before, and minocycline, an antibiotic...

Skin Problems board

  1. Extremely oily skin
    ... scary side effects for me. Tazorac cream or gel, a retin-A derivative, usually used for psoriasis and acne can...

  2. stiches on the face
    ... I bear it), ten minutes later to apply bio oil and retin-a . Finally, after 20 minutes, I apply my DMAE with Ester...

  3. Fed up with my skin
    ... If they're newer, you might want to consider using Retin-A , copper peptides and glycolic acid. They're all a...

  4. how to get rid of stretch marks
    ... are still red you have lots of options.You can get retin-A from a derm,or many other products out there.If they...

  5. White pale scars .retin a?
    ... quickest. I was thinking about trying [COLOR="Magenta"] RETIN-A ...I tried to use [COLOR="Red"] MEDERMA but it made ... What is best for WHITE, pale scars?? vitamin E, retin-a , bio-oil, retin-a, cocoa butter??...

  6. how to get rid of Stretch marks
    ... greater chance of reducing thier appearance.Try to get retin-a from the derm.this will work great because of the...

  7. Tanning for Keratosis Pilares
    ... the redness/scarring less apparant. I also have a retin-a prescription and use scrubs in the shower regularly ... people will see my scars and uneven skin bumps. The retin-a and lachydrin do very little for me, but as it's commonly...

  8. Stretch Marks
    ... skin conditions in my late thirties. I was taking Retin-A (prescription Tetronin, I think) and had a bad reaction...
    ... Hi, per previous posting... Retin-A is actually a somewhat expensive prescription (lots ... the entire face). If you search google for the terms Retin-A and/or Tetronin in conjunction with "stretch marks...

  9. betamethasone on little bumps?
    ... for Acne. For acne just use benzoyl peroxide or retin-A if u want the skin to shed and reveal/dry the pimple...

  10. tiny red bumps/chicken skin on upper arms?
    ... like Am-Lactin, Tazorac, Urea, Carmol, Lac-Hydrin, Retin-A , etc. There are other commercial products like KP...

  11. Anyone use Finacia?
    ... Finacea should be used for. Does anyone else?? I got off Retin-A (prescribed with the Obaji) and FREAKED, since i had ... a year down the road, like i read about from other Retin-A users (tetronin is the script name) out there who...

  12. My face is a MESS
    ... my initial visit, was bad enough for the full blown retin-a treatment, which was prescribed for me; and I think...

  13. Back acne
    ... pretty clear skin for about 5 years now. I still use retin-A every once in a while and OTC stuff for breakouts...

  14. peeling skin. please help!
    ... hi everyone, i used retin-a micro 0.1% for 5 days. i've stop using it for 3 days...

  15. Keratosis Pilaris problem
    ... rustrating because I have nice skin elsewhere. I am trying Retin-A to see if that helps. I am also trying hot baths...

  16. Retin A and dry skin
    ... Hi, I just started using Retin-A , I'm using the .10% strength...the strong stuff. I...

  17. Weird rash-like symptom
    ... i'm not sure if this matters or not, but i'm on retin-a and doxycycline (both make me sensitive to sun) and...

  18. blushing,red cheeks please help me...
    ... I was just diagnosed with it yesterday. I'm on Retin-A Micro and some other creams to help get rid of the...
    ... im no doctor but if you have rosacea i think the retin-a will aggravate it and make it more red. i never underdstood ... and red. you should look at other peoples posts on retin-a . did you just start to use it? if so, be careful with ... reply and keep me posted with your results with the retin-a ... :)...
    ... Hi,Baby! I've been on the Retin-A (the cream) since end of May and I never had the peeling...

  19. has anyone heard of using retin-a for stretch marks?
    ... Hi! I have also heard that retin-a helps. I also have heard that it only helps if the...

  20. Mosquito bite Scars all over ankles / feet
    ... on mine...not doing anything... I'm going to try retin-a . I've used retin-a in the past for scars on my face...

  21. skin darkening help please
    ... I have a similar problem and I am currently using Retin-A , a dermatologist prescribed skin bleaching agent. ... for I have a website that my doc recommended to buy retin-a . I also recommend doing some search on retin-a too...
    ... specially compound a stronger bleaching cream with retin-a in it, but that did a big zilch too....

  22. Scars
    ... Go to a derm. Retin-A , bleaching agents, laser surgery or chemical peels...
    ... Go to a derm. Retin-A , bleaching agents, laser surgery or chemical peels...

  23. Keratosis Pilaris and Afirm 3x
    ... anyway back 15 years ago my sis got a prescrip for retin-a ( vitamin a in high dose appliedtransdermally. you...

  24. Retin A/stretch marks
    ... for acne on my face and he gave me Tazorac which had Retin-A in it. Well, I applied it to my face and after a...

  25. Scarring and Stri-Vectin-SD
    ... peptides in it that are supposed to be better than Retin-A and won't redden your skin. Anyone heard about...

  26. Renova
    ... I've used Retin-A to fade age spots, etc. but now it's bothering my...

  27. camelia Oil,best for any complexion
    ... skin looks. I never heard that before. I still use Retin-a ,and the oil and my skin looks so good.Please read...
    ... Honestly, since you still use retin-A then the oil can not be THAT good. Sorry if that sounds...
    ... Siren3, I still use the Retin-a to prevent any more breakouts,which it does, and the...
    ... Siren3, I still use the Retin-a to prevent any more breakouts,which it does, and the...

  28. Stretch Marks HELP!!
    ... I've also read that prescription stuff containing Retin-A , or Tretinoin, works on fresh stretch marks aka the...

  29. Safety of Retin-A
    ... Hi, I have been on Retin-A three times for cystic acne, and it helps me so much ... t have many wrinkles so maybe we can say it is the Retin-A that has helped huh? I don't know of anyone that was...
    ... Hi, I have been on Retin-A three times for cystic acne, and it helps me so much ... Debbie Z Hi deb, How long have you been using Retin-A ? what brand name? and also when you said that you...
    ... about was being on Accutane and then started using Retin-A . I guess I was talking to someone about Accutane first ... , sorry! The Retin-A does dry your skin out bad until your skin gets used...
    ... on Accutane , your skin continues to improve. The Retin-A helps clear up scar marks, more breakouts and is suppose ... really good results from Accutane and so far good on Retin-A . I also use the Camellia Oil which keeps my skin soft...

  30. Tazorac(Avage) for wrinkles??
    ... I'm debating whether I should use it, or stay on Retin-A micro. Thanks! :) ~*emma*~...
    ... improve the texture of my skin. I have never used Retin-A , but I saw great improvements with the Tazorac! Yes ... dermatologist told me it was much better than the retin-A ....

  31. Heard of Natural Advantage? Does it work?
    ... promoting it (hee), I'm wondering if it works. It's Retin-A based...............I've tried to find message boards...

  32. Ex-picker's peeling lips
    ... is affected. Have any of you used something like Retin-A ? Because I've wondered if maybe that was the cause ... since this didn't develop until after I was using Retin-A cream for a few months. I stopped using it last May...
    ... I wouldn't wish this on anyone! I've never used Retin-A or anything like it. I can see how it may irritate...

  33. hydoquinone, does it work and is it safe???
    ... amazing. The system works by employing hydroquinone and retin-a (hence the peeling). Once your skin get to where...

  34. stretch marks
    ... white on their own. When they are red, you can try retin-A . That helps reduce (but does not completely eliminate...

  35. what is the best to use for fine lines?
    ... coupled with using the Obagi Nu Derm line, which employs retin-A . You peel like mad for the first 10 days or so, but...

  36. Retin-A results
    ... Hey CS, that is great to hear the Retin-a is working. I also have a sun spot on my nose and ... my derm prescribed me Retin-a cream but he said it would take at least three months ... as soon as I told my mum that I had been prescribed Retin-a , she cringed. She is a derm too and says that stuff...
    ... Well, the two dermatologists I asked seemed to think Retin-A is wonderful. I don't plan to use it non-stop indefinitely...

  37. Stretch Marks
    ... i've heard that retin-a has some success if the stretch marks are new (still...

  38. anti-wrinkle cream for eye area
    ... came out, but can't see any difference. Next step is Retin-A (by prescription), maybe that'll work. I have done...

  39. use of Retin-A
    ... start wearing sunscreen every day when I start the Retin-A ....
    ... Have any of you heard of that Retin-A based anti-aging system called Natural Advantage?...

  40. Renova
    ... I've used Retin-A off and on in my adult life for acne and it's been...

  41. Vitamin C
    ... idea of putting on a vitamin rather than a drug like Retin-A ....

  42. Sun damage on nose (hyperpigmentation?)
    ... cream, when it has faded to where I like, then I use retin-a cream which has helped also......it can be caused ... darker.....hope that helps.... P.S. Also...yes the retin-a is expensive (around $50, but there is a new cream ... out that is just as good, and unlike the retin-a this one is covered by your health insurance) but...
    ... lighter than my skin colour. What do you use the Retin-a for, does it just maintain the skin colour and prevents...

  43. DARK UNDERARMS AND BIKINI LINES!!!!!!!
    ... can be taken care of by products the have Retinol or Retin-A in it. Because Retinol is a powerful lotion that takes...

  44. Bumps on back of arms
    ... could help with the picking part but i can't. I use retin-a since there is no known cure yet to get rid of them...

  45. Melasma issues... any advice!
    ... already tell that it has lighten alot. It also has some Retin-A in it so it will make you peel a little, but I don...

  46. Please help! Scars...
    ... Try using Retin-A , after consulting a dermatologist. It might just work...

  47. Melasma
    ... hydroquinone, and tretinoin which are a bleaching cream, retin-a , and a steroid cream.......it is only an 8 week program ... ...then I will go back to using the retin-a to maintain it....will let you know how it goes.....

  48. Can retin-a be dangerous?
    ... I don't know about the potential side-effects of retin-a ... but if it sounds risky to you, why even take it...
    ... Hi! I have been using Retin-A for a while i do not use on my face though, I have...
    ... MY girlfried uses retin-a micro and it really hasn't done anything for the freckles ... NO pain and great results for freckles/birthmarks. Retin-a can help but it's no day in the park you can no longer...
    ... close to lightening them. I'm afraid you can use Retin-A til the cows come home, but you'll still look pretty...
    ... hmmmm... Carol, I didn't just make up the idea about retin-a . The reason it works for acne is because it removes ... messages on this board about removing freckles with retin-a , everyone seems to say that it was effective. I do...

  49. Bumpy "chicken" skin - help
    ... talking about it's called, keratosis pilaris i use retin-a for mine. ...
    ... talking about it's called, keratosis pilaris i use retin-a for mine. ...

  50. Retinol A stories please.....
    ... It also has an SPF of 15 in it. I only use my Retin-A products at night before bed. Flaking is very common ... at first to test your skin. There is also another Retin-A called Retin-A Micro with a lower percentage as well ... regular sunburn doesn't hurt as bad as one caused by Retin-A ! Good Luck, Kelly...
    ... It also has an SPF of 15 in it. I only use my Retin-A products at night before bed. Flaking is very common ... at first to test your skin. There is also another Retin-A called Retin-A Micro with a lower percentage as well ... regular sunburn doesn't hurt as bad as one caused by Retin-A ! Good Luck, Kelly...

  51. SCARS!
    ... be patient. If you are post one year try topical retin-A .05%, which has the ability to remodel old skin to ... on the Vitamin C. You could also start a topical retin-a for optimal results. Vitamin C is the best anti...

  52. Keratosis pilaris Ahh help me!
    ... keratosis pilaris and it's everywhere. I have been using retin-a for a while, I think it's helping maybe a little....

  53. widespread case of Keratosis pilaris
    ... ubb/confused.gif[/img] questions i have about using Retin-A to control an annoying :( skin condition called keratosis...
    ... Not sure how long it would take to get results with Retin-A . What I have read about it, perhaps scrubbing with ... loofa would help to clean the buildup off and the Retin-A would help keep hair folciles open. Have you tried...
    ... too, it would have been a lot less expensive then retin-a . Thanks :) ...
    ... too, it would have been a lot less expensive then retin-a . Thanks :) ...

  54. Jojoba oil and sunscreen
    ... use a sunscreen in the daytime because i am using Retin-A micro at night. I apply the jojoba oil at night before ... using Retin-A , but also want to use it in the AM. Right now i am...

  55. Retin-A Quiz
    ... I have a lot of freckles and I've been considering retin-a to get rid of them for awhile. So although I haven ... myself yet I've gathered quite a lot of information. Retin-a works by encouraging new skin growth on the upper ... strengths(0.25%, 0.5% and 0.1%) however in the case of retin-a more isn't necessarily better. Higher consentrations...

  56. Retin-A tips please
    ... about 30 minutes after washing your face to apply the Retin-A , to ensure that your face is completely dry. Reduce ... I use Clearasil Acne-Fighting Moisturizer with the Retin-A and it seems to work decent, but nothing seems to...
    ... Have you tried retin-A micro? I tried the gel form of Retin-A and it made ... me peel so bad. Retin-A micro is supposed to be released slowly so that you...

  57. Lines Under Eyes
    ... chemical exfoliant wash with glycolic acid. I also use Retin-A for acne, which gives a very slight improvement with...

  58. Retin- A
    ... Hasw anyone here heard about using retin-a to remove freckles? Is it effective? I'm also wondering...
    ... I used Retin-A for about 1 and 1/2 years or so, and it completely...
    ... Does Retin-A require a doctor's prescription?...

  59. white pigment spots on skin
    ... I do not know which to try first, steroid creams, Retin-A , cryotherapy......

  60. HUGE pores!....can anyone help??
    ... bha or glycolic acid 15% or higher the next day with retin-a micro or similar/ copper peptides. Also, cycle the...

  61. my skin is so ....Ughhh
    ... That's an easy one! Ask your doctor for some retin-A or retinol. In a few weeks you'll see a big difference...

  62. keratosis pilaris
    ... ecommended for this problem. My aunt a few years ago tried Retin-A , and she said she loved it, it cleared up her skin ... . However, with Retin-A you cannot go into the sun. I might try that next...
    ... keratosis pilaris, and he said he sometimes prescribes retin-a but most people stop using it because they don't see...
    ... Hello! I have been using retin-A for a while now and i think it is finally starting...

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  1. Spiro - miracle for me!!
    ... your skin directly. You'll need a topical - like retin-a , or try a glycolic acid cleanser. good luck!...
    ... I can't see why they wouldn't give you Differin or Retin-A . I'd try to see a different doctor if that's possible ... about $15 a bottle. I stopped using it when I started Retin-A because the combination would be too harsh on my skin...

  2. Spiro tips
    ... a variety of things: B5 (made me break out worse), Retin-A micro (okay for skin smoothing, but leaves me red...

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  1. Question about Actinic Keratosis
    ... would sting when I sweated. I began treating it with retin-a at my husbands suggestion (he's had numerous basal ... just an actinic keratosis and to stop applying the retin-a as i was just making it worse. I questioned that ... keratosis, should I do nothing, treat it myself with retin-a or should I go to a different derm's office? Thanks...

  2. Retin A
    ... I m currently taking retin-a for the same reason. I have had a lot of sun damage ... and the dr suggested retin-a . This is my second round with it. Essentially what ... young-26.......... Anyway, I do like the way the retin-a clears my face. I almost feel like my face is now...

  3. Porokeratosis, anyone else have it?
    ... going to a tanning salon years ago. She prescribed Retin-A but I couldn't tolerate it....so I discontinued using...
    ... and told me never to do that again and prescribed Retin-A (which was useless because I couldn't tolerate it...
    ... I used Retin-a on my face for years, but never on my arms and legs...
    ... I used Retin-a on my face for years, but never on my arms and legs...

  4. Skin Answer
    ... I use it. Works good. Years ago I used Retin-A .1%. That's too hard on my skin these days. I'm...


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