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Method of use: Gel, Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
Tretinoin is the acid form of vitamin A and is also known as all-trans retinoic acid or ATRA. It is a drug commonly us...Read on Wikipedia
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Retin A for Acne
We analyzed what people said about Retin A and compared it to other Acne medications
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used retin A and It left nasty red blotches on my skin. I...
" I used retin A and It left nasty ...Saudades said, because I had a staph infection, which it worked... "
my antibiotic for my staph infection on my face, which...
" so, first time i've done benzaclin lately,mostly been putting my antibiotic for my staph infection on my face, which i ...done anything and im doing some retin-a tonight been really hypochondriac-ish... "
having when did you stop using the retin-a? i know that i...
" ...seem to be having when did you stop using the retin-a? i know that its a ...the 3X weekly application of retin-a works. i'd be interested in ...of luck. ps...how is the staph infection? i hope its going... "
nto horrificstaph infection on chest- not much better, b...
" ...break-out-wise, but still nto horrific staph infection on chest- not much better, ...think it's any worse stopped retin-a last night and tonight to... "
fection, gave me antibiotic cream and cleared it up. Bu...
" ...life. I've gotten the Kenalog injections to get rid of nasty zits that last for weeks. They don't always work, though. Last fall I ...on your own. I use Atralin, which has Retin-A but also... "
acne. They can also be caused by staph infection - you...
" ...are very effective medications. Treating adult acne is usually quite different ...some people. Other treatments include Retin-A, Accutane (and varieties of these), ...related to cystic acne. They can also... "
so maybe it was the retin a- or not, I dont know. E...
" Ohhh...... yea, retin a- forgot about that. My moms dermatoligist actually gave ...using it- I developed a staph infection on my face (NOT PRETTY)- ...smaller.... so maybe it was the retin a- or not, I dont... "
fact toner stay away from retin a its crap too i've found...
" ...in fact toner stay away from retin a its crap too i've ...acne isn't really that bad a staph infection is fucking horrible....and staph is ...your girl if you've got a staph infection because you can... "
bout Renova (Retin A) She was asking if I thoug...
" ...drug store talking to the pharmacist's tech. about Renova (Retin A) She was asking if I thought it was ...meds for his kid\"s head lice..or Staph infection......Yuk...although I thought afterward, he was... "
skin (i.e. staph infection or similar) that can be ir...
" ...bacteria within my skin (i.e. staph infection or similar) that can be ...but at the time I still assumed it was regular acne so didn't mention that ...skin as a result of Retin-A and Accutane usage, but also... "
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