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what would happen if you put acticin (permethrin) on acne or rosacea?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Not much good: It is a medication used for parasites and i can't imagine hoe it would help acne or rosales. It might even make your skin worse.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016

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