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  1. Is tanning allowed?
    ... Hi I have been using this vitamin A cream called Differin for my acne. Summer is coming and I want to resume...
    ... then I would strongly advise against it. I was on Differin and Retin A awhile ago and my face was so red just...
    ... Well ive been on differin for 5 and a half weeks and my face isnt that red but ... limit the sun on my face because i still want to use differin during the trip so i wont breakout....

  2. Any one tried these n had successs??
    ... trimethoprim tablets in combination with differin and a bp shower wash ive just started this and if...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  3. Will I ever see results?!?!?!
    ... jennypoo, I understand your frustration. I used Differin for about 3 months and did not see anything wonderful ... sure you will be going for a follow up. They say Differin works in 12 weeks so you're half way there. Maybe...
    ... I don't believe you will see results. I went from Differin , to Retin-A Micro, to Tazorac samples, back to Retin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin tazorac Retin-A

  4. 22 and still regular acne!
    ... Accutane, antibiotics, topicals like Retin A and differin ... none worked long term for me. Unfortunatly because...
    ... Accutane, antibiotics, topicals like Retin A and differin ... none worked long term for me. Unfortunatly because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  5. for anyone on TAZORAC
    ... i am using differin but all these creams are similar.. i jsut wash my...

  6. Which topical cream should i use?
    ... i am currently on differin cream and i am on my 3rd week right now and its to ... need some recomendations here. If people have used differin before and gave it 8-12 weeeks and it did nothing...
    ... Hi, My derm gave me Differin cream and it did nothing for me at all. Just recently...
    ... think i should give it a chance or should i just use differin for the 12 weeks like said and see if it is working...
    ... Hi Arny, Personally, as I said - the Differin did ZERO for my skin. I may as well been applying...
    ... Differin did nothing for my skin,retin-a micro is what cleared...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tazorac Retin-A

  7. Getting Duac
    ... u have to go to a dermatologist? cuz i want to try differin and duac together and seee what will happen....

  8. Facial hair removal
    ... eyebrows and upper lip waxed regularly. Now that I'm on differin , I can't. However, I have stopped putting the differin...
    ... try searching around. Im not exactly sure what differin is.But there are different types of waxes.You could...

  9. Time It Takes for Acne to Clear
    ... for a long time also with no results, i.e. I was on Differin for a year before I finally gave up. When I did find...

  10. differin vs retin a micro vs tazorac
    ... than Retin a micro as a course of therapy. I used Differin for about 12 weeks and saw only brief improvement...
    ... Kymberlee and CreditQueen. I started applying the differin to my upper lip because I have a dark spot there,...
    ... Differin didnt work for me.Retin-a micro is keeping me clear...
    ... hairline and that has cleared up nicely. Went off the differin for a week and am now back on it, but just going to...
    ... Your very welcome wheatthin.I really hope the differin works for you.I know how acne can practically ruin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tazorac Retin-A

  11. Acne after Accutane
    ... I use Differin cream and it is actually pretty soft on your skin ... .. it is way gentler than the differin gel from what i have heard .. the first week your ... and a bit red but then after it is all good.. i love differin at the moment and it hink you should use it :) good...
    ... Differin is quite mild compared to things like Benzoyl Peroxide...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl

  12. Tanning Beds
    ... I am on differin cream right now and i heard it makes your skin really...

  13. Breakouts
    ... Is it normal for people using creams like differin or retin a or wahtver to have breakouts when there ... down your experiences with any creams (especially differin ) and how many breakouts you had until it stopped and...
    ... Differin didn't work for me or my son, but a homeopathic acne...
    ... The first time I was on differin I broke out pretty badly during the first 10 days ... little positive impact on my acne. After swapping differin for something else while I tried other antibiotics...
    ... alright thx alot.. i appreciate it but what differin did you use? cream or gel? or does it even matter...
    ... probably be when to talk to your derm. I was on Differin gel. I'm not sure how much it matters as I don't have...
    ... through it very much then i shouldnt either? If this differin cream gets rid of it which i think it will i will...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline minocycline

  14. Big question here
    ... When i went to see my family doctor he put me on differin cream and asked me waht else i used.. ( at that time ... i didnt know anything about differin ) and i said i used oxy pads (which now i know isnt ... the smartest thing to use while on differin ) i quit using oxy pads but now all i use is cetaphil ... get another cream to put on in the morning and use differin at night because when i read about other differin...
    ... will know why after about a week - week and a half. Differin is strong stuff. I went from using it twice a day...
    ... When i was on differin i wasnt using anything else but cetaphil soap.Differin...
    ... how come i here a lot about differin not working for people? I thought differin is supposed...
    ... drugs work differently for different ppl.Some ppl find differin too strong ,others find it not strong enough.The same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  15. Differin
    ... huge difference from today then the first day I used Differin . Day 16 -Pimples on upper sides of mouth are going ... pimples Day 21 -Happy that I’m on my third week of Differin but not very happy with my acne right now. There was...
    ... mouth. Last night I had about 5 of them and I put Differin on them and when I woke up I saw that they have crusted ... over so I am very pleased that Differin is working on them. -Chin is getting there! -Forehead ... unbelievably way better. When I first starting using Differin , my pimples on my forehead were just huge and really ... sides of my mouth and I’m getting impatient with Differin . -I can also see and incoming one on the right upper ... sides of my mouth and I’m getting impatient with Differin . -I can also see and incoming one on the right upper ... possibly next week and then during that next week Differin will start to kick in. -I’m just sick and tired ... this ****. I don’t want to give it up now because Differin might start to kick in right away but on my 6th week ... that there is no new breakouts. -Pleased to see that Differin is making a difference now and its only week 4. Imagine...

  16. Differin Questions
    ... I've been using Differin cream & Duac ( differin at night & duac in morning). I also use Cetaphil face ... combo has been really helpful for me b/c i think the differin unclogs your pores & the duac kills the bacteria. ... Before i started the Duac I was using differin & cetaphil by itself & it didn't work all that great...
    ... calmed down quite a bit since. Using it along with the differin i would definately recommend. I still get breakouts...
    ... One of the big problems with differin is that it drys out the surface without taking care...
    ... Skin is My life... Have you prescribed differin for any of your mild acne patients and if so did there...
    ... the gel form is stronger than the cream form in the Differin , and if you have never been on anything before this ... and the medication is bringing them out. I used Differin gel for about 10 weeks along with Clindamycin topical ... so I need a mild cleanser. Good luck with the Differin . Be patient and give it time to work. :)...
    ... Credit Queen i am currently using differin cream at night and in the morning i use cetaphil gentle ... cleanser and at night before i put the differin cream on.. Now do you think that is enough or do i ... would be good for me in the morning and work good with differin ....
    ... When i was on differin gel the derm recommended i use a soap like cetaphil ... in the morning that was all.Since the differin didnt work for me,she put me on retin-a micro whick ... did the trick for me.Apparently the differin wasnt strong enough for me.Now ive been on retin-a ... do it disappears in a day or two.Good luck with the differin cos the retin-a micro is more expensive. :)...
    ... or anything else while you are on your prescription Differin . :) These products may just increase your chance ... back for a follow up soon. It sounds like if the Differin was all that was prescribed, your acne may be on the...
    ... you answered my question and yes i have been on the differin cream for 2 weeks and i just had another break out ... oh yeah credit queen.. one mroe question.. if this differin cream isnt working should i go see my doctor and ask...
    ... where an oral antibiotic may be needed along with your Differin . My suggestion is to continue with what you are...
    ... just went to my family doctor and he just gave me differin but he didnt say a follow up i dont think? i guess...
    ... have used that combo but my doctor only prescribed me differin cream and nothing else... would it be a big deal if ... i went and got duac now? even if ive been using differin cream for 17 days?...
    ... I use Differin Cream at night, and Rosac Cream + BenzaClin Gel in...
    ... ...just be patient (I know it's hard)!! :) If Differin does not work by itself, you might want to ask your...
    ... how long do you think i should give differin before going to get duac?...
    ... am going to costa rica for 2 and a half weeks and differin says your face will get really sensitive to sunlight ... even if i load the sunscreen on i wont be able to use differin .. my question is will i be screwed if i didnt use ... tho so if my face is clear i would still want to use differin to prevent it from coming back! HELP what should...
    ... I am so glad I found this thread! I've been using differin gel every night and it has helped my acne but it makes...
    ... no do not put moisturizer on after applying differin .. put differin on before retiring and when u wake...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane Clindamycin tazorac Retin-A Benzoyl Apri Benzac Yasmin benzaclin

  17. Roaccutane time
    ... varying doses, and combined with various topicals ( differin gel, benzomycin). Minocycline produced some short...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane minocycline

  18. What to expect-1st trip to derm?
    ... i don't need. When I was in HS I used retin-a and differin and minocycline and all did not work. That is when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A minocycline

  19. Doxycycline and ortho tri cycline lo
    ... Doxycycline. I use this 2 times a day and i also use differin topical gel. But I am also on ortho tri cycline lo...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline

  20. tetracycline and differin
    ... tetracycline I had great results within 2 months,and with differin I had results within 2 weeks!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline

  21. Acne scars
    ... Differin . I got it prescribed for scars and it helps a lot...

  22. Worked for me
    ... months into this & he prescribed benzacyclin for day, differin for night & an antibiotic. I went 3 months on combo ... wasn't comfortable taking one everyday. Anyways, Differin & Duac is a combo that works very well for me. Hope...
    ... prescribed the same medication, benzaclin in morning, differin at night...ever tried using both at night, cuz i derm ... both at night but can recall whether i should put the differin first and then the benzaclin, or the benzaclin first ... and then the differin ...:)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  23. acne and Yasmin
    ... good to be true! :) I am trying new topicals ( Differin Cream, BenzaClin, and Rosac Cream) as well as Yasmin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Benzac Yasmin benzaclin

  24. Iv'e had acne since I was 10, I'm 16 and it hasn't got any better! :'(
    ... which is a retinoid and works to unblock your pores, differin is another retinoid made by a different company basically...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Benzoyl Doxycycline Retin-A

  25. My cure for STUBBURN mild/moderate acne !
    ... years and have tried Doryx, finacea, metrojel, triaz, differin and dynacin just to name a few. I was not pleased...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dynacin

  26. Tazorac cleared me 100%, need a couple various answers...
    ... think Tazorac has bp in it. It's a retanoid just like Differin and Retin-A, and it basically just makes the skin...
    ... My daughter's skin could not even tolerate differin so Tazorac would be harsher right? It's too bad because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A tazorac

  27. Switch from regular Ortho Tri-Cyclen to Yasmin with success?
    ... tolerate it! :) Last week, my derm put me on Differin Cream (at night), Rosac Cream (in the AM), and BenzaClin...
    ... like you're on a pretty good regimen. I'm sure the differin will help, and I bet the Yasmin will too. Have you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac Yasmin benzaclin minocycline

  28. acne ruining life
    ... So I finally went to the Derm, got minocycline and differin gel, and 3 months later I am almost completely clear...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  29. Clindamycin? Because aspirin and retin-a just didn't do it.
    ... since 12/8. I am also using it in combination with Differin gel in the evening. I can tell you that it is not...

  30. Im Sick Of This Dam Skin, Please Help Me As It Has Ruined My Life.
    ... I've tried Meds from the dermatologist (Retin-A, Differin , Deoxycline I believe it was called). I've spent...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Retin-A accutane

  31. Dermatologist in Dayton, OH
    ... broke out on my back. He started me on minocycline, differin , and duac gel. I've slowly come off the mino and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin minocycline

  32. Post your Differin experiences
    ... My daughter uses differin on her forehead only. It makes the rest of her skin...

  33. Tazorac Rash??
    ... found it to be the best of the "big 3", which are Differin , Retin-A, and Tazorac. Differin helped a bit, and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Retin-A tazorac

  34. allergy to retin a? Help!
    ... experience? is this an allergy? (I have used retin a and differin before and this never happened-I never experienced...

  35. benzaclin
    ... help with oil control for me (use it in the AM and Differin at night). I find it works really well at drying up ... pimples quickly and in combination with Differin has been great for my cystic, hormonal acne. Used...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  36. Use Differin or stick with what Ive been doing?
    ... is stronger. So essentially similar properties but Differin is milder. I use Differin and have been happy with ... cystic hormonal acne. I doubt you'll have a purge with Differin if you've been using Taz since you should have already ... through that phase. If Taz was working but irritating Differin is a good idea---combined with a cleansing/moisturizing...

  37. Aspirin Mask
    ... days worth of aspirin masks. Would you rather buy Differin or Tazorac for $70 a bottle (or $15 with insurance...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin tazorac

  38. For those who still haven't tried accutane (isotretinoin), why not? My story:
    ... really help. 3. My insurance requires going through Differin , then Retin-A, then Tazorac--each for at least a year...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane tazorac

  39. Anyone tried First-Aid Antibiotic Ointment on Cysts???
    ... Nothing worked for me on cysts but topical RX treatment ( Differin in the PM and Benzaclin in the AM). I know how tough...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  40. Differin
    ... I have been perscribed differin . It took a while to start working, and it got a bit...
    ... I use Differin gel---in combination with Benzaclin---for hormonal ... not sure I would have had such good results using Differin alone, as the Benzaclin has BP and an antibiotic of ... the day time oilies at bay. I have heard that Differin is the more mild of the retinoid anti-acne products ... and that something like Tazorac is stronger if the Differin is not working for you. But...you have to give it...
    ... using a good sunscreen when in the sun? Remember that Differin and all retinoids make your skin hyper sensitive to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin tazorac

  41. Thinking of Switching Prescription
    ... Retin-A though. I have been thinking about trying Differin as this is the only other topical prescription I know...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  42. growing out of it?
    ... finally on something that works after trying Accutane, Differin , and everything else. I took Minocycline for about...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin accutane tazorac minocycline

  43. My Story and Journal: Minocycline and differin gel, smoothbeam laser
    ... took the second pill for today and just put on the differin gel.. PRAYING that everything goes smooth. :)...

  44. Face wash for sensitive skin?
    ... I've become pretty sensitive since starting Differin and Benzaclin---even Cetaphil for normal to oily was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  45. Differin to RetinA?
    ... playing around and testing. Both are retinoids but Differin is meant for acne whereas I believe Retin A was developed ... breaking out, I would talk to your derm about using Differin with another topical in the AM perhaps. I use Benzaclin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  46. Just went off the pill and breaking out
    ... family of antibiotics. For topicals she gave me Differin gel & erythromycin pads (look like oxy pad, but perscriptio...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Erythromycin dynacin

  47. Read...1.1.1.1.........
    ... Tetralysal (lymecycline)' and gel for my face called ' Differin GEL' and honestly its 2 months on and it works wonnnders...

  48. Acne laser treatment
    ... months after i start treatment with minocycline and differin . my derm doesnt use fraxel just smoothbeam, has anyone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  49. Qs 4 Differin Gel Users
    ... I use Differin at night at Benzaclyn in the morning. Both prescribed ... well. Hard to say which did the trick but I like the Differin a lot. Somehow I felt it was making the difference ... supposed to use a moisturizer in conjunction with Differin (so I read) so I only moisturze in the AM (after the ... Benzaclyn). I saw results in about 2 weeks. Are you using Differin alone? I hear it's best to combine with another product ... so it's the more drying of the two I'd say. I think Differin is a retinoid so also good for fine lines!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac

  50. Breakout with Mino
    ... accutane, oral antibiotics, prescription topicals like differin or Retin-A, etc), it takes MONTHS to see results....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane minocycline

  51. question on minocycline
    ... anything else. the doctor prescribed zoderm wash and differin cream but i never really used them....
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  52. what have i done?? (and what will happen?)
    ... but for a brief period (thanks to benzol perox., differin and tazorac) i enjoyed great skin, hardly anything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Hydrocortisone Kenalog tazorac

  53. differin and tetracycline
    ... tetracycline helped a bit for awhile then it came back. differin just made it worse for me. im on accutane which is...
    ... I use Differin and Benzaclin (PM and AM, respectively) for my hormonal...
    ... Differin can be extremely drying as we've recently discovered ... s been on accutane already. She was taken off of differin cause she's too dry. She's never taken tetracycline...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline accutane Benzac benzaclin

  54. Question concerning aspirin mask?
    ... is it ok to use it while on differin ??? can any one help ?...

  55. Tazorac .05% and Bactrum aren't helping at all
    ... I've been using it for two months now. I've tried Differin , Retin-A, and Tazorac over the 3 years I've been going...
    ... Tazorac didn't do nothing for me either. However, differin helped me to some degree but stopped working after...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane tazorac

  56. Smack dab between the eyes...
    ... is stievA smilar to retin a and differin ?...

  57. Accutane Journal
    ... ~2 month treatment of 100mg 2/day minocycline, differin , zoderm cleanser, and clindagel proved largely unsuccessful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  58. in my opinion...
    ... times), topicals, creams, lotions, benzoyl peroxide, differin , salicyllic acid, capsiderm. im thinking taking accutane...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl accutane

  59. Won't believe this
    ... s back on antibiotics which helps some and uses differin , bp and clindamycin. She breaks out enough so that...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin accutane

  60. Clindamycin resistance
    ... anybody have an opinion on this? Originally duac and differin cleared me up 100% for 9 months, but then when the ... breakouts came back the derm switched me off the differin but kept the duac. I've tried klaron, retin-a at...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Retin-A klaron

  61. new member
    ... dermatologist during my teenage years, so I have tried differin , retin-A, and tetracycline. I just remeber my skin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A Tetracycline

  62. Relapse!
    ... i was on differin 2 yrs ago, i stopped and it came back about one yr...

  63. jojoba oil users, where do u get it from
    ... sensitive only after years of retin a use). Now I use differin cream every other night (just started 4 days ago)...

  64. Differin is GREAT!
    ... allergic to BP too and was wondering about trying differin . Did you get any initial break out? I'll mention it...
    ... when your allergic to BP cream? I just started using differin 4 nights ago (I use the cream every other night)-...
    ... wash my face and about 10-15 min later I apply the differin gel. I wait a little bit b/c it said on the wash...

  65. Biting the accutane bullet
    ... tried all over the counter meds you can think of, Differin , Retin-A, oral antibiotics, topical antibiotics.....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A accutane

  66. Please help me, so depressed, feel desperate
    ... gel had become too strong for me and switched me to differin cream. I use it every other night and my face still...
    ... ingredients in it. I would continue to use the differin every other day and I think your skin will get used...
    ... week, it works okay so far. I am still using the differin every other night. I still have patches of dry skin...
    ... gel had become too strong for me and switched me to differin cream. I use it every other night and my face still...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  67. Asprin is a godsend!!!
    ... since I've seen a dermatologist (I've been on Retin-A, Differin ), none of those ever worked, so I don't know what...
    ... since I've seen a dermatologist (I've been on Retin-A, Differin ), none of those ever worked, so I don't know what...
    ... There was one other treatment along with Retin-A and Differin that I tried from the Dermatologist, but I've had...
    ... nothing has ever worked. Proactiv, Retin-A Micro, Differin , Some other cream with a "cycline" at the end, not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Retin-A Doxycycline

  68. Differin Gel Samples.....
    ... Hi I Have Some Differin Gel Samples I Got From My Derm But I Was Charged For...

  69. Plantidote from Origins worked for my daughter and myself
    ... have tried everything, bc pills, ac****ane, retin a, differin , antibiotics, numerous lotions and even tried lights...

  70. (yet another) accutane journal.
    ... but back nonetheless. i went from topicals (OTC, differin , clindamycin) to doxycycline, to minocycline. so...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Doxycycline accutane minocycline

  71. Don't be nice to your acne--they're evil.
    ... What products have you tried b4--Proactiv, Retin-A, Differin , and all those products on the tv. It works for some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  72. My Acne solution...long
    ... moisturizer Then at night I wash make-up off Apply Differin Apply Klaron again Apply Cetaphil again I also...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Yasmin klaron

  73. Who do I listen to? Derm or Pharmacist?
    ... Doxycycline Trimox Minocycline Cephalaxin Ery-Tabs Differin Clindets Bervoxyl-8 Sulfamethoxazole FINALLY,...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Renova Spironolactone Trimox accutane tazorac minocycline

  74. Tazorac Cream users
    ... differin helped me more than tazorac...
    ... weeks now, and it's not doing that much more than the differin (which DID help SOME) which i was on for over a year...
    Medications also discussed in this post: tazorac

  75. Please help: Does Doryx, Benza, Clenia work??
    ... got so red while using Benza clin. I am now using Differin , Klaron, and Doryx 100mg once a day. My skin is looking...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Yasmin klaron


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