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How Long Before I Should Stop Using Retin a if I Want to Plan a Baby?

How Long Before I Should Stop Using Retin a if I Want to Plan a Baby?

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Retin-A and pregnancy

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In reality, having a small serving of carrots will get you significantly more systemic absorption of vitamin-A than application of Retin-A on the face. No one would declare eating carrots is not safe prior or during pregnancy. Nevertheless, most board-certified dermatologists may recommend discontinuing tretinoin or Retin-A 3 months prior to trying to get pregnant if you want a perfect peace of mind.


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