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A 21-year-old female asked:

I have got rashes from benzoyl peroxide 10% i have stopped its use what can i do to treat these red swallon rashes plz help doctor?

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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics 43 years experience
The benzoyl : Peroxide 10% might be too strong for you and you may be reacting to it. Stop using it and go see your doctor for an alternative medicine . You might need a lower percentage.Depends on skin type, a gel may be better over a cream or lotion.
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