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948202 tn?1245941816

Retin-A

Hello.  I have been using retin-a 3 times a week and sulfacetamide 3 times a week (alternating each night).  I just so happened to start reading the information for retin-a and it says, "if you have recently used products containing sulfur....use tretinoin with caution."  Do i have something to be worried about?  
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Ideally the drugs are best applied at different times.Clindamycin is antibacterial like sulfacetamide and it combines well with tretinoin best applied at bed,sunscreen in the morning.Try the complex evening.
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948202 tn?1245941816
Ok another question.  Since my skin is very dry and flaky, i wanted to add a step to my morning regimen.  I got some samples from the dermatologist of something called skin medica hydrating complex.  It has hyaluronic acid in the form of a serum.  Also, i use clindamycin phosphate lotion to prevent breakouts during the day.  If i add this underneath the clindamycin, will it stop the clindamycin from working?  Will the serum cause breakouts?  It says it is for all skin types.  Should i maybe use the hydrating complex after i use the clindamycin?  I am 24 yr old female still experiencing some breakouts.  I have not had any breakous for about 2 months since using clindamycin during the day, and sulfacetamide at night.  I just recently added the retin-a becasue i wanted some anti-aging benefit.  Also, i would like to add an antioxidant serum to my skin since i live in florida and want to protect my skin from UV etc.Do you recommend anything that wont break me out.  When would i apply it before or after clindamycin?  I use blue lizard face suncream as my spf.  Thanks so much i know i wrote a lot :)
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only thing is that irritation will be more, combined.
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