I've been a Retin-A user for almost 5 yrs. now. I love it and believe it's one of the best products for your skin that really delivers results. I am 50-yrs-old. I use Retin-A cream 0.1% on both my face+neck 3-4 nights a week. I'm wondering if there's ever been any connection between repeated rubbing of Retin-A on the neck + the development of benign thyroid nodules. I don't have thyroid disease/thyroid cancer. I was tested this summer. But I do have a lumpy thyroid. Experts--any ideas?
Can Long-term Retin-A Application on the Neck Cause Thyroid Nodules by Any Chance?
Doctor Answers 2
There is no relationship between Retin A and thyroid nodule. The thyroid nodule need full work up and may be a needle biobsy
Have a question? Ask a doctor
These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.