How long does it normally take Tretinoin to work?

15/F/Fair skin. I'm about 2-3 weeks in and my skin is still adjusting (redness and peeling is occurring)

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How soon does Retin A work

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Thank you for your question about your acne.

Retin A takes about 6 weeks to work.
The first few weeks things look worse - eventually they should look better.

Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope you find this information helpful Best wishes.

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