I’m doing fine with Retin A (tretinoin) everywhere except one spot on my forehead??

I use Retin-A, 0.5% on my face, and 0.25% on my forehead. One patch of skin on my forhead always gets red and peels, itches, get rets red, etc......everything else is fine!! Any suggestions for that area? Should I use Renove instead of Retin-A? Thank you

You didn’t mention your age but you bring up a good point and I would like to emphasize it again for everyone.  If you have specific spots that are red, pink, flakey, growing or itchy for longer than a month, it’s very likely that you have a skin cancer or a precancerous spot.  Please, please have your doctor check this spot right away!!!  Dr. I

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