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Will Retin a Lead to Hair Loss?

HI may i know if retin a will lead to hair loss on head?

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Retin A and Hair Loss

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Patients using a topical retinoid such as Retin A in the appropriate manner typically do not experience hair loss as an expected side effect.  The oral use of retinoids is more commonly associated with hair loss.


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