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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Yes and no.: Benzoyl peroxide can cause photosensitivity, but that doesn't mean you're restricted to using it at night. Apply a good broad-spectrum sunscreen (spf ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hilary Petersel
18 years experience Pediatrics
A few weeks: Topical acne medication should be used daily for at least 2 weeks before expecting results. Sometimes additional medication may be necessary for resu ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Alexander
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
Fair: Most use retinoid products and cleaning skin pores with various mechanical and chemical agents. Blackheads are accumulation of skin oil in ducts leadi ... Read More
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Yes: While benzoyl peroxide products do help blackheads, retinoids are probably better. There is even one preparation where benzoyl peroxide is combined wi ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Use as tolerated: Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% or 10% as tolerated is your best bet unless you have a lot of blackheads, in which case a retinoic acid derivative may be ... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Need data: This will work about 1/2 the time for pustular acne, often showing results in 2 or 3 months. Probably you should take 1 a day, not 2. Are you male or ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Do not think so: As far as I know this product only bleaches material ie clothing, carpeting, towels etc.
A female asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Aloe vera, 1/2-1% HC: Aloe vera can help soothe red itchy skin. Definitely, stop the benzoyl peroxide. There are other good acne medications by prescription. Careful use of ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
50 years experience Pediatrics
See dermatologist: Severe eczema and acne together may cause skin changes as scarring or lines . These fine lines may disappear after sometime as the healing takes pace ... Read More
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