A 22-year-old female asked:
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How long does it take for epiduo to work?

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Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience in Pediatrics
A week: You have to give it at least a week. Keeps the new lesions for occurring, doesn't treat the lesions that are already there as well.
Answered on Oct 10, 2017

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Dr. Tonya Fordham
21 years experience in Family Medicine
No: There may be a yellow tinge to the skin where the epiduo is applied that is temporary and should resolve quickly. There should not be any burning with ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience in Adolescent Medicine
7-10 days: If the skin loss is superficial. If the rip is deeper, then it could take 2 weeks or so.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Short lived: Redness and irritation from topical preparations should subside within a few days after discontinuing the offending agent.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Absolutely: No problems whatsoever using this medication topically while nursing. Thanks for feeding your child the best with breast!!

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