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Retin-A (tretinoin) safe with pityriasis alba?

I was diagnosed with pityriasis alba at age 23.  For the past 4 summers since, I still get the white spots after being in the sun.  I was wondering if using Retin-A for skincare/wrinkle control is okay in patients with pityriasis alba?  Would it cause further depigmentation or actually reverse the effects?  

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