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Is kojic soap safe

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Safe: I believe this is a component of certain soaps advertised for acne or skin lightening. There are no specific restrictions for use in pregnancy
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Dunno: In general hyper pigmentation involves an increased number of melanocytes or activity of those cells and soap just cleans the top layer of skin cells. ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
Specializes in
Rather not: Kojic soap is used for lightening the skin, a practice that not without serious challenges for adults, to reduce pigmentation. I really would discoura ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: yes, and check www.AAP.org website for any questions on breastfeeding
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Stop the soap. It is not an effective skin lightener anyway. It is likely an allergic reaction and will take 1-2 weeks to resolve.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Acne: Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells.These factors can trigger or aggravate an ex ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Warren Wolfe
57 years experience Family Medicine
Don't know: I am not familiar with kojic soap. Consult with a dermatologist since there are fda approved topical medications that are safe and effective.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. CHERYL COLDWATER
37 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: Kojic soap is a skin whitening acid soap. It could dry the skin which could cause more irritation during chicken pox. Use a mild soap, such as aveeno, ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
ACNE: Yes, it peel off gradually the blemishes and take care of your acne.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out this link.: Too much use of this soap may increase the risk of skin cancer. Discuss with ur dr or dermatologist for any concern. Take care! http://kojicacidsoap. ... Read More
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