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clindamycin phosphate for razor bumps

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs - may not have an effect.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Are they infected?: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Go back.: Clindamycin was a good first try, but in your case it didn't work. Your dermatologist will now have to run some cultures to determine the exact nature ... Read More
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Dr. Joel Teig
Dr. Joel Teig answered
45 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Wash your face: SSharma - using a medication to help reduce the bumps is not a bad idea, but my suggestion is that you utilize soap that kills bacteria. My suggestio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Look on bottle.: All medicines have an expiration date stamped somewhere on the container.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/cleocin-side-effects.html
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
Topical antibiotic: used for acne or folliculitis
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Acne treatment: Can produce redness, itchiness, dryness and peeling of skin. Small amounts may be absorbed through the skin raising the possible overgrowth and secon ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
No.: If you mean "breakout" as pimples/acne, no. But the lotion sometimes can cause its own irritation/reaction which looks like a "breakout".
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: A sunburn is not a bacterial infection. Clindamycin lotion is for bacterial infections.
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