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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Hard stuff: Spot treatment is going to lead to frustration and disappointment. Get with your personal physician. Your next step may be adding a topical retinoic a ... Read More

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A male asked:
Dr. Leah Alexander
24 years experience Pediatrics
Benzoyl peroxide: Hello. It is safe to use the Neutrogena On the Spot cream during the daytime. Benzoyl peroxide does not typically make you sun sensitive like a reti ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it is safe: Yes it is safe and can be used depending on the severity and comes in different strengths, along with other therapies if needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
No : Its never a good idea to mix medicated creams on your skin.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Pregnant: The products shouldn't harm your baby if you used them intermittently. Hydro quinone is a category C drug which means it has caused defects in animals ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Newman
30 years experience Facial Plastic Surgery
Yes, spot treatment : Benzoyl peroxide is used in various concentrations and spot treatment for acne is safe and effective beginning at 2%. For resistant spots you can use ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Treat it seriously: Forget "spot treatments." if you're serious about your health, you want to prevent new lesions. For this, use your benzoyl peroxide twice a day, over ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Spot treatment: Spot treatment is fine. If and when face gets too red or dry apply moisturizer and stop the benzoyl treatment for a few days.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Inflammation: Direct ice on the area of redness may cause temporary numbness from pain and burning .The redness may be in part due to inflammation and ice may have ... Read More
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