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A 23-year-old female asked:

I am using face wash with 2% salicylic acid. my dermatologist gave me a night cream that also contains salicylic acid.can i use both of them together?

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Dr. Leo Capobianco
Urgent Care 30 years experience
Salicylic acid: I would say no. Too much acid on your face can cause a chemical burn. Use one or the other.

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