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A 17-year-old female asked:

Applied a benzoyl peroxide solution to face for acne and face turned red and burned cause? acne free sensitive was the product hist: pcos htn

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 46 years experience
Direct effect: Your reaction is a direct action of the benzoyl peroxide. Try using a weaker preparation: it comes in many different strengths. Carefully read your label and ascertain what strength you actually have.
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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
some people cannot tolerate any strength of benzoyl peroxide
Dec 14, 2013
Last updated Oct 23, 2017


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