Retinoid

What is Retinoid?

The retinoids are related chemically to vitamin A. Retinoids are used in primarily to regulate epithelial cell growth. Retinoid creams are used to treat acne, psoriasis.It reduces head and neck cancer.

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My skin is too oily n black heads on nose is the problem. Please suggest solution

Thank you

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Seborrhea

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic

I am Dr. Kakkar. I have gone through your query and I have understood it.

You seem to suffer from seborrhea (due to overactivity of sebaceous glands)

Blackheads Or Open comedones can be made to exfoliate by using a...

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How can I get rid of the marks that the ingrown hairs have left on my legs?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Retinoids oinment can prevent the pigmentation.

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Welcome to HCM
I appreciate your concerns.
Ingrown hairs are actually the end of the hairs that increases inside the skin not outside.
It causes inflammation so cause red bumps swelling,later pigmentation.
I...

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Hi what do I do for this?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Striae rubra treatment as following

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

I have gone through the picture you sent. Although the data you provided were just a few, from what I've seen these are striae rubra or red stretch marks.

Usually, treatment consists of moisturizing cream locally, retinoid...

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I Have A Boil Under My Arm And Tiny Blood Clots Are Coming Out ? Now I Have Boils In The Past But Not With Blood Clots I Been Diagnosis With HS Too But What Does It Mean

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
photograph required

Detailed Answer:
Hello
Thanks for the query.
You might have developed bacterial folliculitis.
Such infections are common in arm pit area.
I would like to see a photograph of the involved area.
This will help me in giving a closer diagnosis and a better line of...

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I have heard that retinoids/retinols can cause hair loss in people. I was wondering if that was true and if the amount of retinol in an OTC cream/serum (like Neutrogena) could cause hair loss.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Such creams are usually safe.

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

I am Dr Muhammd Ahmad, I have closely read your question and I understand your concerns, I will hereby guide you regarding your health related problem.

Yes retinoids can cause hair loss but ONLY when they are in toxic doses ,...

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I have been using retin A prescription for several years with great results but over the last week developed a bad reaction to it. Burning, redness, itching. Did a test area on my face to see if this was the culprit and only the area I put in on became inflamed. Why am I developing this all of a sudden and will I ever be able to tolerate it again

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Retinoid dermatitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello and welcome to healthcaremagic

I am Dr. Kakkar. I have gone through your query.

I would keep a possibility of retinoid dermatitis. Retin-A contains tretinoin, which has inherent irritating potential. Overenthusiatic use of it or...

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My wife has severe plantopalmar keratoderma. Acitretin tablets, and UV-light therapy have not helped. I have read that fluorouracil-5%-topical- cream ("Efudex" and "Carac") has been very effective in some cases, and so I would like to buy some for her to try. However, at the moment I cannot find a UK supplier (I am a registered UK veterinarian, and could write a UK prescription for it) My email address is : YYYY@YYYY

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Oral Retinoids is the most effective treatment option.

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us at healthcaremagic

I have gone through your query. Palmoplantar keratoderma can be very restricting and I totally empathize with you and your wife.

Treatment of palmoplantar...

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I am using Retin-A for keratosis of the skin. Is there a cream that I can use during the day to soothe the angry red spots that have appeared on my cheeks. I know this means the medicine is working but it leaves, red and or/bleeding spots.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Remedy for reducing retinoid dermatitis

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have noted your concern.

Retin A contains Tretinoin which is a topical retinoid. It is irritating to the skin and can...

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Does topical acretine oinment (retinoin) affect pregnancy?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Should Not be used.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to Healthcaremagic.
Hi, I am Dr Anshul Varshney , I have read your query in detail , I understand your concern.
Retinoids as such are contraindicated during pregnancy. Oral retinoids is a strong NO.
Topically applied retinoids also get...

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Having pimples .what to do?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
You need to use retinoids drugs or benzoyl peroxidase

Detailed Answer:
Hi! Welcome to health care magic!

Based on the history you have shared, and your age group, it is most likely dua yo acne vulgaris. It is a common disorder and young adults specially males. You need to consult a dermatologist...

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Recent questions on  Retinoid

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My son is taking celexa for depression and anxiety and also ritalin for adhd. He may start accutane for severe acne. Are there negative drug interactions? What are your thoughts about accutane with some one already diagnosed with depression (no suicidal ideation---mild depression)

doctor1 MD

so i ve been taking accutane for about 5 months now. first month i started with a 20mg a day then the second month i took 40 mg a day then i ve been taking that for another 4 months. Now i am going away for a vacation with my parents for about 4 days then i ll be back for school then leave again for the summer. where i am going its going to be really hot and i cant tan so i went to my dermatologist thinking to tell her to stop the treatment because it hasnt really been working for me and the side effects are bothering me a lot :( but she told me if i stop it might come back just as bad as it was because it kinda went away but still.. so she told me to keep taking it through my first vacation and stop before my second vacantion and she also increased the does to 40 mg a day and 2 pills of 40 mg the next day so that would be 80mg evey other day. now i have to take this untill june 5th and i am leaving to on mys second vacantion on june 29 so i was wondering is it safe to sun tan a month after stopping accutane?

doctor1 MD

Hi i was prescribed by isotret n omnacortil should i take it with it?? I kinda missed the instructions my derm gave me.. So was thinking to tKe it aft 15 days... Its been 5days i m on isotretinoin.. Hav already faced the acne flare ups sadly... Pls do solve the dillemma

doctor1 MD

hi iam 41 yr old female with what I belive hormonole acne but im scared of side affects Accutane and drugs have. I forgote to mention I had theiroid deasea do you belive I could be good patient for any of these drugs. amnesteem claravis sotret. please help.

doctor1 MD

I am using Retin-A for keratosis of the skin. Is there a cream that I can use during the day to soothe the angry red spots that have appeared on my cheeks. I know this means the medicine is working but it leaves, red and or/bleeding spots.

doctor1 MD

I am thinking about buying a portable Carboxytherapy machine. . I have old and red stretch marks . I can perform the session with the help of someone else. Is it really worth it for Stretch Marks ? Will my Stretch Marks improve significatibly and...

doctor1 MD

There has been pimples in the past and spots remained on the face,can it be corrected by cream from Amway.My skin is oily.Age is 32

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