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Pregnacy acne remedies

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Treatment is limited to topical Erythromycin or benzoyl peroxide only. Other topical agents are not to be used in pregnancy. For pustules or cysts the ... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Skin care : Concerns with teratogenic effects limit the use of accutane/antibiotics. Even topical medications may be absorbed and should not be used. Frequent cle ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Acne in Pregnancy: Erythromycin (erygel) is often the drug of choice for pregnancy acne. Azelaic acid (azelex, finacea) may be another option. Both medications are typic ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Start over: Reply is possible only after delineation of details about all pills, hormones, birth control, menstrual and sex history.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leland Cheng
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably safe: Topical acne preparations are, for the most part, safe to use during pregnancy. Most do not have compounds that absorb into your body in significant ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience Dermatology
I : I believe that you are talking about accutane. I think isoface is that name of that drug when it is sold in central america. For Accutane users, the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience Dermatology
Speak to your dermat: I believe that a cream called Azelaic Acid is safe in pregnancy. If you know a dermatologist who has a blue light or a red light they can also possibl ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Contraception: Acutret should not interfere with your emergency contraception.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Drugs pregnancy: I don't know what cream is but stop medications if pregnant
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Your physician may offer topical clindamycin. This could be your best choice. Congratulations on your pregnancy and good luck.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Benzoyl peroxide: This is the best topical agent for acne during pregnancy. None of the "pop" remedies will help. Good luck and congratulations on your pregnancy.

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