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  1. your experiences with retinamicro
    ... hi, my physician put me on differin , minocycline, and benzaclin 9 weeks ago and it didn ... it take to work, etc? I hope this stuff works cuz differin did NOTHING for me...
    ... just tell you to wait it out a little longer on the differin . Differin and retin-a are both retinols, and they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin minocycline Retin-A

  2. Acne problem
    ... seems to work. I have used monocycline, doryx, retinA, differin , murad, proactive, B prox, AHA oil and acne, astrigents...
    ... seems to work. I have used monocycline, doryx, retinA, differin , murad, proactive, B prox, AHA oil and acne, astrigents...
    ... demand accutane. Doxycycline worked for me along with Differin and Klaron and yasmin birth control. My derm. is great...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline accutane minocycline Doxycycline Yasmin klaron

  3. Acne and pregnancy...
    ... I went off antibiotics and Differin before trying to get pregnant (no luck yet). My acne...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  4. Doxy Help!!!! :(
    ... bizzare how it makes me like insta-sick. I have tried differin and retin-a micro both i did not like one bit. Other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  5. Success!!!
    ... dermotologist. He put me on an all new regimen of differin , benzaclin, and doxycyclin (sometimes makes me puke...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac Benzoyl Clindamycin Retin-A benzaclin

  6. what's more effective: retin a or differin? pls reply.
    ... I like differin gel....

  7. So much info here... very confusing
    ... hearing about retin-a, curel, neutrogena, clearasil, differin , various oils, etc, etc. I've had bad acne for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  8. What do I do now? Antibiotics/Azelex? PLS help!!!
    ... switched to a 10% benzyl peroxide wash and a 0.1% gel Differin . The Differin has made a difference, but recently ... notice that I've been getting more acne...and the Differin has never made all of my acne go away, just most of ... benzyl peroxide, various topical antibiotics, and Differin . My dermatologist says there's no point in using Retin...
    ... from my derm and he prescribed Retin A instead of Differin and Azelaic Acid(Skinoren) in addition to the PanOxyl ... wash. However, I still have some differin left...should I use retin a and differin every other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzamycin tazorac

  9. Acne and Dry Skin.. help please
    ... use this am and pm after i wash my face, then apply differin at night, and mousturizer am and pm....

  10. Is it better using a HARSH or GENTLE cleanser?
    ... clean n clear gentle cleanser for sensitive skin, then differin , then apply curel mousturizer....

  11. Question....
    ... question. I have been using duac gel in the morning and differin gel for a year and a half and quit taking antibiotics...

  12. Differin - how much do i use?
    ... hi aussie16, if you had the pimples before differin , then the differin is not the cause now. you need ... to use the differin over your entire face because trust me on this the ... left side will break out. the differin unclogs your pores and stops new ones from forming...
    ... Yes, like Tracy said, use the size of a pea. Differin PREVENTS pimples, doesn't clear them. You need to...
    ... Differin may prevent more pimples from forming ,but not for ... last summer and i still breakout darnnnnn.Was hoping differin was my answer.Take care....

  13. retin-a give me some advice please
    ... I have mild acne and I have been using Differin for 3 years and love it. I don't know what I would ... freighten me any more. I even use benzyl peroxide with Differin for those stubbornt ones and it works out fine. I...
    ... clean and clear makeup removing cleanser then apply differin , then curel mousturizer but i use the ultra healing ... i like this one much better. maybe you should try differin instead of the retin-a, its not as harsh....
    ... dose differin give you harsh breakouts. Is DMSO the stuff they...
    ... worry about preventing wrinkles! tabby is still on the differin though. i read somewhere that those flesh colored...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  14. People who know topicals...help please...
    ... because she scheduled me for 8 weeks. So, I was on Differin for those 8 weeks. It didn't help my acne AT ALL ... And good news--so far, it's been LESS drying than Differin , and I haven't peeled at all into the third night...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  15. Combining OTC and Prescription Treatments
    ... spf in the morning, then salicylic face wash, toner, differin , and on the spot treatment at night. fastforward ... hate to give that up. i've only had mild success w/ differin -- for me personally, i feel like differin doesn't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline klaron

  16. BenzaClin: How drying is it?
    ... Cleocin, 10% Benzoyl Peroxide, and either Retin-A or Differin all at the same time and didn't have problems). I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl Cleocin Retin-A

  17. Yasmin question, etc.
    ... say that for about 3 years I used a combination of Differin gel and Proactive and it worked great. Never have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Retin-A Yasmin

  18. Retina - A and peeling
    ... amount. Less is more in this case. I switched to Differin which is still a retinoid like Retin-A but a lot milder ... doctor to see if there is a cream version of it. Differin has both gel and cream. I use the cream version and...
    ... I use the differin cream as well and have been quite pleased...my breakouts...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  19. retin-a results
    ... bad initial breakout even though I was switched from Differin Cream (0.1%) to Retin-A Micro (0.1%). I know that...
    ... I was on Differin Gel .1% before switching to Retin-A Micro .04% and ... of a day. I had a pretty bad breakout with the Differin which I only used for 2 months before figuring it...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  20. Changing my acne fighting formula around is this safe?
    ... minocycline 100 mgs 2 times daily and I was perscribed differin gel but I decided to not use the gel and now I use...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  21. Acne, when will it be over?????
    ... application for women. I am on a medication called Differin which is an RX. It is a retinoid like Retin A but...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  22. ACNE HELP FOR YOU! (long read, please read)
    ... lowering ur face temperature. anyway. ive been using differin for a month and i really want to follow ur advice ... only for my acne to get worse. how do u feel about differin ? any suggestions from anyone would be great. anyone...
    ... Now i didn't use differin , im using clyndamycin. Its also a gel i put on twice ... after each wash. I think it works the same way as differin , preventing acne. I said stay away from harsh stuff ... other harsh leave on chemicals. Id say stick with differin , its gonna get worse before it gets better. You say...

  23. Birth Control Pill
    ... pills, however, I also stopped used minocycline and differin at the same time, so I don't really think it was the...
    ... pregnant. That's why I had to stop using minocycline and differin . Good luck trying to get pregnant!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  24. Dry Dry Dry!!!
    ... I use Klaorn in addition to Differin cream every nite..I dont find it that drying...Klaron ... with using Klaron by it;s self..but combined with differin much better.....
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  25. Im sick of this!!!
    ... neutrogina face wash in the shower then camomile tea and differin one night and other nivea.Im thinking about going...

  26. Intolerant to accutane and resistant to minomycin and differin
    ... Differin has worked great for me..my acne isnt severve more ... mild..i think Differin works be for those with mild ot moderate acne not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzamycin

  27. Dynacin, Retin A, and Duac
    ... I have tried everything to treat my acne. I tried Differin and it was okay. It more so controlled the acne I ... a micro at night. Again the same results with the differin . He say that it was better but not great so he increased...

  28. Cystic Acne, who else has it?
    ... control, as does the prednisone. a lot of people use differin or retin-a micro while they're on the tane. i can ... apparently i'm senstitive or something, but i tried to use differin a few years back and couldn't stand the itching- too...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Prednisone Retin-A accutane

  29. My face ALWAYS itches now
    ... Since I've started using Differin , my face has really started itching. It's mostly ... itch. How can I remedy this? All I use besides Differin is soap and moisturizer, two things I've used for...

  30. Neutrogena Facial Chemical Peel!!
    ... to have wild terrible acne. Tried everything from Differin , to other sorts of cleansing pills, but nothing worked...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  31. Minocycline 100 mg 2 times daily /w differin .1% gel
    ... I've been on DIfferin for 9wks now..I started with teh gel but after 2 wks ... will get worse before improving(intail breakout).. Differin is a retinoid just like retina it regenerates new...
    ... im also on 200mg mino total, minus the differin . before i took mino, a doctor prescribed me differin ... hardly ever get pimples--like my forehead. i used differin for about 9 1/2 weeks, just hoping that it would get...
    ... I think Differin works best for those who have mild to moderate acne ... more moderately bad to severve...as far as the gel differin turning your skin into a oil slick ..its quite drying ... produced ore oil to make up for the dryness caused from Differin mbecause the gel itelf is sheer and evaporated into ... the skin nicely ..so does the cream differin which I'm on...9 wks in and i'm pleased.....
    ... I looked at the differin gel directions and it says its normal that your skin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  32. Acne Routine
    ... thought so too. But considering I was puting Retin-A, Differin and all the other harsh topicals I received from my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  33. Help Differin Users!
    ... I'm in the 9week now on Differin ...during week2-3 i had the intail breakout...and again ... much breakout you;ll get n teh early treatments of Differin ..it wil improve ,differin isa retinoid just like retina ... it has treat the breakouts u go through while on differin as it does it jobs..Differin just helps keep skin clear...
    ... is a little stronger). If anyone else is also using differin please also post your experience( especially about...
    ... would be interested in hearing of any experiences with Differin ...I am only beginning week two and have been fairly ... an initial breakout soon... How soon after using Differin did any of you have a breakout...if any??? And is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  34. Giving up soon.
    ... put me on include Triaz BP pads, then Duac gel, then differin gel, and now some BP gel (forget the name) that isnt...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane minocycline

  35. Why does acne have to be with me
    ... tell them thats what you want)like doxycycline, and differin gel. good luck and please make an appointment!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline

  36. retin-a inital breakout after differin?
    ... anyone go from differin to retin-a micro?...
    ... I'm on differin have been for 2 mos.. i was given sample or retina ... also but started with differin instead..were using it everynite?It may have stopped...
    ... I was on Differin for 8 months. I just switched to Retin-A about 2...
    ... Mentholic ...what success if any did u have on differin ..I"ve ben on it 9 wks very pleased with it.....
    ... I was on differin and then went to retin a micro. Retin a micro definitely...
    ... I had alright results on Differin . It cleared 95% of the whiteheads. But I still got...
    ... Fromt he sounds of it differin works best on people have mild to moderate acne. ... severve..FRom reading these posts..most people on differin with good results were those who had not real bad...
    ... new ones every day when I first started the duac and differin . Within 10 or 12 weeks I was 100% clear, and noticed ... optimistic. Plus I'm not any more dry then I was with the differin . I've always needed lotion since starting any Rx...
    ... have severe acne...i'd say mild to low moderate and differin still didn't work for me...
    ... topicals..what works for one may not another..Hopefully differin will continue keeping me clear...along with the Klaron...
    ... 04%). So far my face has been less dry than with differin , but significantly more red. I've still been breaking...
    ... I was on differin for 8 months it worked great until the last month...
    ... Carebear, how would you describe your face before/after differin , and before and after retin-a? Also did u use anything...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A klaron accutane

  37. Cleanser and moisturizer
    ... my question.Im on clindamycin durning the day and differin at night.I was using a salicylic wash but its a little...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin

  38. Is going to a Derm. worth it??
    ... topical antibiotic. I use Klaron in the morning and Differin cream at night. I think they help keep little pimples...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  39. After one month--Differin is not really working
    ... I've been using Differin since Janurary 10th of this year. I'm a male, 16 ... three nights) with St. Ive's Gentle Scrub Put on Differin .1% gel I've JUST started exfoliating in these...
    ... to notice the full effect of it. I have never used Differin ; right now im using retin-a micro .1% at night after ... 2x a week. The retin-a is about the same thing as differin and if anything in the first weeks you will break...
    ... might not be strong enough for your acne.Ive been on differin since beginning of last summer.Had a pretty good summer ... alittle here and there.When it started to get colder the differin for some reason wasnt working as well.To me 6 pimples ... i dont want to mess up his summer.I hope that the differin kicks in for you,i know how frustrating acne can be...
    ... Differin isa slow working med it regenerates new skin cells ... your pores to keep u from breaking..out.. started Differin DEc 23rd ,2004 it been 2 mos and my skin has grealty...
    ... It took me OVER 12 weeks to see results with Differin . And I agree, you should maybe ask your doctor about...
    ... i was on differin for about 2 1/2 months...i saw very little results...
    ... they just look like little bumps. Should I apply the differin all over this region? And will it dry/irritate my...
    ... ^^ I have the same thing. I've been using the Differin on it and they've decreased in number a bit....
    ... you are supposed to apply the differin over your entire face like you would a mousturizer...
    ... I need some extra exfoliation. I just started Differin about 3 days ago and it makes my skin so tight and...
    ... hi mortal, if the differin is doing that to your face, you are probably applying...
    ... Differin did not work for me whatsoever. If you can't tolerate ... Differin , have you tried Retin A micro (.002%). Or if you...
    ... Differin worked great for me..just note it does take a long...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A klaron Apri

  40. Does Whey Protein Cause Ance!!??
    ... believe has really messed up my face. I've started on differin gel from my family doctor and hoping it clears up...

  41. This is helping me a lot - Please Read
    ... Dynacin?I'm familiar with Retina..I've been using Differin cream adn Klaron nightly and 2 mos later it has halped...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron dynacin

  42. Proactiv Refining mask
    ... Scrub for Sensetive skin (every 2-3 nights) Apply Differin .1% Gel So, would alternating the mask and scrub...

  43. Help with Differin Gel
    ... just rinse your face off in mornings and then use differin . Make sure you change pillowcase every once and a ... two days you don't wash with soap, just water then differin . Then one or two days wash in mornings. Switch...
    ... follow the instructions then. I am actually not on differin , im on Minocycline, i assumed it was the same type...
    ... something new every day. Anyways, I've been on Differin for a little more than a month now. It's JUST starting ... face again, then about two minutes later I put on Differin . It's quite easy. But, I would reccomend getting ... flaky skin) and apply it GENTLY before you put on your Differin . Hope this helped!...
    ... how much differin do you use on your face each time you use it???...
    ... Ive been on differin since last summer,im sorry to say since then its become ... less effective.Has anyone on differin noticed that its less effective as time goes by?In...
    ... I've been on Differin Cream...I first started with the gel but felt it was ... the mornings..u only need to apply a small amount of Differin to the areas u break out..pea size is fine..using...
    ... have pimples on my chin should I still be appling the differin on my chin just for preventing pimples???...
    ... And I think my next perscription of differin gel is gonna be the cream cause I have noticed my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  44. Benzoyl Peroxide Vs. Salycic Acid??
    ... not nearly as effective as retinoids like Retin-A, Differin , Tazorac, etc. Don't expect amazing results if you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzoyl Retin-A tazorac

  45. Any Differin/monocycline/benzalcin users
    ... have mild acne and have been on at treatment plan of differin gel, 100 mg minocycline twice a day, and benzaclin ... understand that it takes 8 weeks to see results with Differin Gel. I wanted to get some responses from people who ... have taken this treatment plan and especially Differin Gel in general How were the results? When did the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin minocycline

  46. 101e acne getaway anyone?
    ... went to the derm and started duac during the day, differin at night, and 3 months of dynacin (mino). I cleared ... not seeing much improvement. I stopped the duac and differin b/c my skin was so dry and it obviously wasn't working...
    Medications also discussed in this post: dynacin

  47. Irritated (Accutane)
    ... much time messing around with antibiotics, topicals ( differin , retin a, clyndmycin, blah blah) Proactiv, the list...
    ... a great derm back where I am from. She had me try Differin and a few other things. My insurance back then was...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  48. Should I take it?
    ... spent too much time messing around with antiobiotics, differin , clyndmycin, proactiv, ETC. Now alot of my acne has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  49. Has anyone used Doxycycline?
    ... doctor prescribed to me doxycyline, benzaclin, and differin gel. He told me I should only be on doxycyline for ... 3 months and then just stay on benzaclin and differin gel and you know what I have had great results. I ... m not on doxycyline anymore just on benzaclin and differin gel and I have great results. No more acne. acne hasen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Benzac benzaclin

  50. Duac Gel
    ... started breaking out again! :) I am now attempting Differin Cream at night and adding Klaron Lotion to my morning...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  51. To anyone who has used CLINDAMYCIN,Cleocin,etc.
    ... I use differin gel but when i got the prescription from the doc and ... the pharmacy was going to charge me.You arent using differin but i used that as an example of buying your clindamycin...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin

  52. retin-a micro
    ... stay on Minocycline while on Retin-A Micro. I'm on Differin and Clyndamicin at the same time--so you should be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A minocycline

  53. teenage acne -
    ... doesnt get that far. first she prescribed duac and differin , first one is an antibiotic ointment, and differin ... prescribed doxycycline, an oral antibiotic, and the differin gel. her face is so awesome! so please let your parents...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline

  54. Tanning question!!
    ... it can darken any red marks or spots u have...I use differin ans all my spot shave faded alot..U could try not...

  55. How much foundation do you wear ?
    ... recently went darker NC35 perfect mactch..I also use differin cream on my face which has helped tremendoulsy with...

  56. Aztec Indian Healing Clay Mask still working!!!
    ... Everything is better! I have started to use a little differin on my upper shoulders and face to promote peeling...

  57. For those who've had luck with Differin: What did you use and how long did it take?
    ... I started using Differin about 7 wks ago after gettinga sample from my dermo...
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  58. My face runs my life - Psychological Consequences
    ... u need no makeup...I have had great succsess with Differin creams...7 wks into it now and my skin has never been...

  59. Bumps on my face that seem like acne under the skin
    ... sort of "there" and they're kind of small. I'm on Differin right now and I have been for a month--and I've started...
    ... I have been on differin for about 6 months too and I have had these the whole ... time. The differin clears my face pretty well, but it cannot clear these...

  60. Does more water, more exercise, less soda, and less sweets really help?
    ... they're REALLY supposed to help. Right now, I'm on Differin and it's doing ok--just not really as quickly as I...
    ... diet....there are so many factors. Keep using your differin and just try to drink some extra water and go for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  61. camellia oil question
    ... I had a breakout on my chin now the doctor gave me differin and clindyamicin pads and I am afraid to use anything...

  62. differin, duac & clyndamycin
    ... same with my doctor, prescribed differin and clindamycin , dont know what duac is, but anyways ... acne anyways i went there for scars mostly but i quit differin i forgot why and just using clindamycin worked the ... same, so i guess that means differin didnt do nothing for me , now clindamycin i quit the...
    ... same with my doctor, prescribed differin and clindamycin , dont know what duac is, but anyways ... acne anyways i went there for scars mostly but i quit differin i forgot why and just using clindamycin worked the ... same, so i guess that means differin didnt do nothing for me , now clindamycin i quit the...
    ... I'm on a Differin +Clyndamycin combo right now and it's doing little ... just controlled it. Kind of frustrating actually. Differin is ok, I mean, it's definitely preventing breakouts ... it was so harsh. That's the reason I switched to Differin . I want to get a new anti-biotic, but I'm kind...
    ... I use Duac in the morning and Differin at night. Ive been on them both for about 9 months...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clindamycin Retin-A

  63. I cured my female adult acne!!!!
    ... I got health insurance I tried various things like Differin and other ointments then went to using antibiotics...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Tetracycline

  64. After 3 weeks of Differin, I'm getting a TON of whiteheads near my mouth/chin...
    ... Its your intial breakout in my opinion..I too use Differin ..5-6 wksfor me..And i also broke out around 2-3 wk...
    ... the way, if anyone knows--should you spot treat with Differin ? I only have about 2-3 whiteheads left and the rest ... black or white in them. Many have said NOT to put the Differin on the red marks, since it makes them more red and...
    ... I think Differin works best on people who have mild to moderate acne...

  65. Sweetjade and spiro users HELP
    ... didn't have an initial breakout but I was already on Differin and Klaron....
    Medications also discussed in this post: klaron

  66. cleanser ?
    ... as a cleanser. originally i also used mino and then differin pledgets at night. at a 6 month checkup i was off ... because it's drying and then the other nights i stay on differin becuase its more gentle. right now though, my...

  67. Differan reaction
    ... moisturizing lotion for my face now and i use the differin cream now like a pea size spot every night...i take...
    ... a and it made my skin red and burn, so i went to differin gel and that did the same thing, then i went to the...
    ... I just started using Differin cream. I had tried the gel a while ago but it was ... frustrated. This is all that im using so i know its the differin , i wash with Cetaphil cleanser....
    ... cures than a dermatologist. Solution 1- Try the differin only once (probably at night) Solution 2 - Get off...
    ... I use DIfferin too.For the first few weeks this will happen a lot ... her put a moisturizer on either before or after the Differin depending on her preference....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A

  68. Plucking eyebrows while on topicals... hair doesn't grow back???
    ... topical prescriptions for acne, ie Tazorac, Retin-A, Differin , etc: When you pluck your eyebrows, do you notice ... have NOT grown back. I had a wax a few years back on Differin , and I had ugly red scars afterward - but the hairs...
    ... so that they didn't look messy! :) BTW, I use Differin Cream now, but I used to use Duac. If you use Duac...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Retin-A tazorac

  69. Two Weeks...Clay mask still working...
    ... prescribed antibiotics, antibiotic astringent and Differin but I never started Differin because my insurance...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  70. is proactive a waste of money???
    ... creams that didnt help at all. Now im 3months into Differin and my skin got better for a little and now is as ... bad as ever. Should i ditch the Differin for Proactive? i have had mild acne for 4 years and ... now moderate/severe for 2+ What is next if Differin continues to fail??? I hate my life. really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: minocycline

  71. Problem...
    ... havent tanned in months. Right now i have been on differin cream for 2 months. Usually when i go outside in the...

  72. Accutane users - How bad was/is your acne?
    ... alot of scars. I am not doing antibiotics again. Or Differin , Retin A, BP, blah blah. I want this gone. How hard...
    Medications also discussed in this post: accutane

  73. Minocycline, I'd like to hear from someone who had good results, if any!
    ... I first visited a dermatologist, I was prescribed Differin cream, which needless to say did nothing to battle...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Apri Benzoyl dynacin minocycline

  74. does jojoba clog pores
    ... skin, tamanu oil or jojoba oil? I have dry skin from Differin , and right now the moisturizer I use at day makes...

  75. Is there ANYTHING that will cure red marks?
    ... clear (only one or two pimples left on my face) from Differin , and I'm still not happy. I have tons of red marks...


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