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does the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) pimple blocker pen really work?

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Sometimes: You can try and see if it works. If not your dermatologist can discuss other topical med or other treatments.

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How can I treat baby acne?

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Dr. Julia Sundel
Pediatrics 18 years experience
Observe: Baby acne is common and should resolved within 2-3 months. You may want to use a mild soap such as cetaphil. No other treatment is necessary for mild acne.
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Is baby acne normal?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics 22 years experience
Yes: Yes - baby acne is common and normal. It is only a cosmetic issue and not truly a medical problem.
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What are the symptoms of baby acne?

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Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Pediatrics 35 years experience
It's like acne...: It's exactly like regular acne, except blackheads are uncommon, and of course it is in a baby, under 6 months usually. There is actually another baby rash called "erythema toxicum" that looks a lot like acne, but since neither one needs any treatment and both go away on their own, the difference is not at all important.
A 36-year-old member asked:

How am I supposed to apply clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra rapid action treatment cream?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Apply thin layer. .: to all areas of the skin that have acne after gently cleansing the skin and drying. It works both to reduce redness and swelling of active lesions, but also helps to open the pores and prevent further pimples. As it may be drying, start with once daily for a few weeks, and then increase to twice or three times daily if well tolerated. It can be used on both face and back but avoid your eyes.
A 45-year-old member asked:

What is clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra rapid action treatment cream used for?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) Ultra: is an over the counter acne product that contains 2% salicylic acid. It is marketed as a product to be used for rapid reduction in size and redness of a large pimple.

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