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Which is better dermadew acne soap or dove soap

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
It works well: Baby acne is a transient process that lasts for weeks to months & seems to stabilize with mild soaps like dove. A mild 1/2% cortisone cream no more th ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Acne soap: Yes you can use the acne soap for your chest and back.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Does it have benzoyl peroxide? Sulfur? Salicylic acid?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Basically no: Acne is a non-hygiene-related disease, and the bacteria that cause it are deep and won't be touched by bathing soap. If topical benzoyl peroxide hasn' ... Read More
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Soap: Jergens soap, and many soaps for that matter, can help keep the skin clean, and may help clear up acne as well. But, Jergens soap is not a cure all f ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Simple soap: Soap is only an adjunct to definitive treatment for acne, which is a complex and serious illness. Basis soap, ivory snow, neutogena are all good hypoa ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
No: If the "natural"remedies worked there'd be no acne. In fact, the acne soap that you buy doesn't work well. I hope that what somebody's told you about ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Acne products: Gentle, non-soap cleansers are usually preferred for acne. Because many acne products can be drying and soaps can also dry your skin, gentle cleanser ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cody Mead
Dr. Cody Mead answered
12 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Most of the prescribed washes contain Benzoyl Peroxide as their main ingredient. It's the same thing as you can get over the counter... just stronger ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
It: If it has benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid it will help some.
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