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How to apply clindamycin gel

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
With your fingers.: With your fingers.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Warren Everett
Specializes in Family Medicine
Clindamycin: I would let the antibiiotic enter the skin first before putting on an antiinflammatory if you need them both
Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
Gel first: Apply the gel first and let it dry, then apply the lotion.
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Don't wash it off: If not too much trouble, put make up over 'dry' clindamycin.
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
CLINDAMYCIN ON FACE: I TELL MY PATIENTS TO APPLY AT BEDTIME AND WASH OFF IN THE MORNING.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Clindamycin gel: Overuse if the gel can cause drying of the face . Stop the gel and apply moisturizers until your face is less dry and then reaply clindamycin
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Acne treatment: It does not matter the order in which you apply them, in fact you could even mix them and apply them together. Wait to see if they dry your skin, if ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: You are treating your acne good with 2 rx combination. If there are any discoloration, usually retin a (tretinoin) is enough to exfoliate it. The hyd ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammad Khan
29 years experience Pediatrics
YES: if there is infection, it will help
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: But you should consider waiting 30 mins between applications.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Piccione
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25g=1-2mo: Depends on the size of the tube. Likely 1-2 monhs.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Heyman
47 years experience Pediatrics
Use once daily: It is probably best to use these two products separately. Differen gel can cause sun sensitivity, so using it at night and Clindamycin in the morning ... Read More
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