A 42-year-old male asked:
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does clindamycin phosphate gel need to be used continually or can i stop it once my folluculitis/acne clears?

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Dr. Brock Andersen
16 years experience Dermatology
Stop: You can stop, and resume use if you have a recurrence. Best to use it as little as it is needed.
Answered on Aug 10, 2017
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