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Has anyone switched from retin-a micro to differin??

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Retin-a micro was helping with my acne, but the side effects were too bothersome-redness,peeling,swelling. So i switched to differin-should there be an initial breakout for this or do the breakouts mean differin just isn't working? Please help!by the way, i was on retin-a micro for three months before switching.

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Differin works well for me, makes you slightly dry but nothing to worry about.

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I did the opposite... I was on differin first, then retin-a. I noticed BETTER results with Retin-a micro. However, this was only in comparison. Neither was doing a whole lot for my acne. So I decided to give taz a try before I go for accutane. So far Taz has been doing a great job. It sounds like you may have been applying to much retin-a. That can lead to some of the side effects you talked about. Retin-a is very strong, a VERY small amount will do.

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