Pain + Retin-A

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Retin A. Painful Cysts After 8 Months of Use. Should I Stop?

I have oily, sensitive skin prone to blackheads and the occasional cyst. I started at the lowest strenght 0.01%, and I had the worst breakout of my... READ MORE

How can I soothe my skin and undo the damage caused by Retin-A, which seems to be permanent at this point?

Used retin-a for 3 weeks, woke up on day 22 or so with the worst burning sensation I've ever felt in my face. Severely painful, severely red, and my... READ MORE

I have been using Retin A for 2 1/2 months & my acne and hyperpigmentation has gotten worse. Should I stop using the product?

I am African American. I have been using Retin A for 2 and a half months and my acne has gotten worse. I now have painful and hard spots and the... READ MORE

Is it normal that my face is still breaking through after 9 months of treatment?

Hello, I've been using tretinoin (acretin) 0.05 for 7 months + antibiotic pills (for the first 3 months) then my doctor changed my treatment to... READ MORE

Painful pimples / Acne - should I go for Retin-A? If yes than which concentration should I go for and how to apply?

I am male - 30 with dry skin. have these painful pimples / acne sometimes filled with pus as well since last 10 yrs at least (I am supposing acne &... READ MORE

Is it normal that my skin is peeling, itchy, dry and burning? I just started using retin a 5 days ago.

I just started using retin a few days ago and I hate it this pain on my face is just the worst I honestly regret ever going to the doctor and getting... READ MORE

Why am I still getting pimples?

I am suffering from pimples from my teenage now i am 28years old , since 5 months i am having a treatment from a doctor and my pimples almost cleared... READ MORE

Is the Retin A causing these problems though im not actually applying it topically on the lip?

My lips are very sensitive and dry and paintful after applying retin A. i use retin A on my face but not on my lips. the closest it gets to the... READ MORE

What should I do if I get Retin-A (tretinoin) 0.025 in my eye?

A couple nights ago (2 I think) I had just put on my cream on after my shower and I had noticed a pain in my eye when it shifted (like blinking) so I... READ MORE

is it okay to use Betnovate gm on the sensitive area caused by retin a and if not then which cream i should apply?

Hey, i have been using RETIN A 0.01% for past 4 days on my face and neck. And my neck has become very red and extremely sensitive. I am not even able... READ MORE

Is Differin gentler than Retin-A Micro?

I tried Retin A-Micro cream 0.04% for a few closed comedones. After using a very thin layer on a few test patches for about 4 nights a week I began... READ MORE

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