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I started retin A in december as an alternative to benzoyl peroxide ...which was stupid....2 weeks into the treatment and pimples galore...and now 3 months have past I have used Azalex until it ran out in Febuary and now I have been using benzoyl peroxide and I have pimples that WILL NOT come to a head and clear up....this cannot be normal...what treatment options do I have...should I have used the retinoid longer...should I get a chemical peel...should I continue benzoyl peroxide? or see a derm? Useful feedback would be appreciated! thanks

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for how long did you use the retin a. it is normal to breakout worse in the beginning of a retinoid treatment, but you should keep using it. if you have been using it for the past 3 month you should have seen some improvement.

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