Tretinoin and rosacea skin. (photos)
Little York, IN
10 days ago
Hi, I've been using tretinoin 0,05% cream, once a wk for the past 3 wks. I think my skin had rosacea before. These are the photos of my skin now. I used it 3 days ago, and it was the third application I had. I see those red bumps, my skin used to be flawless, just slightly pink on the cheeks. Should I stop now? I was planning to use tretinoin for the winter season, starting once a wk for 3 wks, then 2 times a week for another 3 weeks etc till reaching the use of it everyday, around the week 20th
Doctor Answers 2
congrats for taking great care of your skin. I love tretinoin but you may need another medicine for your skin. You may want to research the National Rosacea Society or Break up with your makeup. Stay #skintastic.
It is not a good idea to use tretinoin if you have rosacea as it is irritating to the skin and can cause more breakouts. There are many effective treatments for this but be sure you see a board certified dermatologist
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