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Dr. Adam Bodian
35 years experience Dermatology
Neutragen: There are many out on the market. I make my own that is mixed with a little glycolic acid too. However, as far as the market goes, i like neutragena ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Softens keratin: In low concentration (1-2%) is softens keratin in skin. Good for some forms of acne. Higher conc. (20%) can be used as a chemical peel for cosmetic pu ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Use: This is used to treat acne and also as a peeling agent to treat discoloration and wrinkles.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Dry irritated skin: Salicylic acid is an over-the-counter acne medication. It can cause excess dryness and some scaliness of the skin, but these side effects can be lesse ... Read More
Dr. Charles Turck
17 years experience Pharmacology
Skin reactions: When applied to the skin, the most common side effects are a burning sensation, redness, itchiness, or stinging. It’s possible but unlikely to experie ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
SALICYLIC CLOBETASOL : SALICYLIC ACID IN CLOBETASOL OINTMENT IS PRESCRIBED OFTEN FOR PSORIASIS. THANK YOU FOR YOUR QUESTION.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not really.: Salicylic acid is a mild skin peeling agent that removes the top sun-damaged layers of the skin, allowing the healthier skin cells from within the hai ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Often a salicylic acid wash and 2 1/2% or 5% BP gel.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Acid: It does give you a mild chemical peel.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Staged: You may want to consider alternating. I do not recommend performing simultaneously or mixing the two. You will possibly develop hypersensitive skin or ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Rosenfeld
43 years experience Dermatology
Skin recovery: If irritated from excessive Salicylic Acid, use moisturizing soap such as Dove-sensitive skin, or Aveeno (oatmeal). In addition, apply gentle lotion, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Salicylic acid: No, in fact it will remove dead skin and make your skin younger in appearance. It is used in a number of cosmetics for this purpose.

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