I'm 26 yo and have suffered with mild acne since junior high. Retin A, to use or not to use?
10 months ago
I'm 26 yo and have suffered with mild acne since junior high. I get a cystic acne bump a couple of times a year as well. I had one pop up a week ago and they always take weeks to go away. I can't get in to see the local dermatologist till November. A skincare office recommended tretinoin 0.1 cream and a different office said I was too young to use it and it would cause blood vessels to break etc etc. and they prescribed spironolactone. I don't know who to go with...I use the skinceuticals line too.
Doctor Answers 1
Acne you should follow the advice of a dermatologist
For acne you should follow the advice of a dermatologist who is knowledgable about the treatment of acne. Both Retin - A and Spironolactone are treatments for acne. The response can vary from patient to patient.
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