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Condition: Acne
11/19/2010 5:22:01 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Got diagnosed with adult acne, which left me with 5-7 large pimples on my face at any given time. Took Retin-A and by the end of the month there was a noticeable clearing of the skin. After 2-3 months, my acne was completely gone. My complexion is now even, there are no dark marks, and a fine wrinkle that was once on my forehead is no longer there. I adore this medication.

Condition: Acne
8/24/2010 10:29:58 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I tried this product for an acne problem I have and my face started to turn red along with swelling and itching after my first time using it. I also had a few spots on my back and arms that were red, swollen, and itchy as well. While the drug information said that this type of side effect is rare, be careful using this medication. If you experience any kind of reaction similar to mine, stop ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
7/20/2010 11:54:08 PM

Reviewer: 13-18 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used Tretinoin cream for acne and at first I followed the directions. I washed my hands after using it. After awhile I got lazy and did not wash after as often. Eventually I didn't at all. My fingers became pitted, meaning that it looked like small chunks of skin just along the top had been cut out. My fingers became extremely sensitive to hot and cold, and turned blue and a light shade of p ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Acne
3/23/2010 12:44:38 AM

Reviewer: bohha, 13-18 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
It worked rather well, better then any other treatment i used

Condition: Acne
10/14/2009 10:53:54 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
love love love this product. it works by speeding up your skin's ability to shed dead cells. and lowers the amount of oil your skin produces. i used this cream with birth control to help w acne. My skin has been clear for 8 months!

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