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Burning patches on face on using Retino AC prescribed for white pimples, black scars. Suggestion?

Hello Sir, I have small white pimple & some black shade mark in my face. I consult the Dr given me Retino AC with 0.025% to apply in Night over effected area, Acnemoist cream in a morning to complete face. & Fash Bar. but using Retino in my face some burning patch are coming, & small white pimples not yet controlled. What shall i do pls suggest.
Asked On : Wed, 31 Oct 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi ,
Thanks for writing.

You have been given the correct treatment.
Retino AC contains retinoid which can cause dryness and burning.
It is very effective.
You can use acnemoist for 2-3 times a day.
Also you can apply retino ac for 45 minutes and then wash it .
This will help you.
Discuss the option of isotroin with your doctor.
I encourage you to visit a qualified dermatologist for proper advise and treatment.

Hope this helps.


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