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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Discuss: Discuss this with your dermatologist.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Give it two weeks: If you're not seeing good results by this time, get back with your physician. If you have been given a different interval to wait, trust your physicia ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Use good sunscreen: Some meds used in acne especially the tetracycline antibiotic Minocycline and doxy make you sensitive to UV rays Avoid excess and unnecessary exposur ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Simply apply: This is as strong a combination of topical agents as you can get for acne, and you should get a good result. If it's not sufficient, your physician ca ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends on the lotion. The usual skin moisturizers should not cause any issue.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Until healed: A jessner peel can take a good 2-4 weeks to heal completely but it can vary by individuals. Once the skin has "grown back" , you can consider using yo ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
Milia or white heads: They may be "milia, " which are popularly known as "white heads" - small cysts which form within the walls of hair follicles. Formation of these may ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Scientific Rx: If topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated has not cleared you in two weeks, get with your personal physician. A topical or systemic antibiotic, spirono ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Good choice: This is a combination of a newish retinoic acid derivative and topical benzoyl peroxide. Use it as tolerated and there's maybe a 50% chance that your ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
YES: Acne rx irritates the skin after sun exposure when you use retin a (tretinoin). There is also photosensitivity with benzoyl peroxide.Teeth discolorat ... Read More
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