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I'm 33wks pregnant & recently used panoxyl 10 (benzoyl peroxide foam wash for acne) about 5times. Will it harm the baby? I'm really concerned...

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Dr. Garrett Garner
8 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nope: A face wash like that should be fine but will not really help your skin.
Answered on Feb 6, 2013
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