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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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?: I am not sure what your source of information is but chemical burns follow the same steps of wound healing as other burn wounds. If you are concerned ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Rupp
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not Necessarily: You could have had a contact dermatitis from the salicylic acid and still be able to take aspirin. You may need to have an aspirin challenge under th ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin: Sleep 6 to 8 hours, balanced diet, exercise, wash your face with plain warm water, avoid excessive chemicals etc.
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Doesn't sound right : Salicylic acid is a drying agent. Your findings could mean that you're drying the skin of the face too much. Lessen the potency of the formulation or ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
40 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 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jorge De la Pedraja
27 years experience Plastic Surgery
No: Skins tags are usually removed by cutting them off and treating the base under local. Salicylate is used to treat warts.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Miller
35 years experience Wound care
Happy Skin: Skin is the major protection of our delicate internal tissues from a harsh environment, it is susceptible to injury itself. Sun, shaving and many chem ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Moisturizer: Use a fragrance free facial moisturizer to cut down on the irritation of the salicylic acid
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas McNeill
48 years experience Family Medicine
Water's fine: Warm water and if dirty, mild soap is all you usually need. Salicylic acid and its derivatives are keratolytics (agents which cut through skin cells ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Salicylic acid on any mucous membrane is not a good idea especially for the tip of the penis. Even used on the shaft, it may accidentally reach the a ... Read More
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