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A 21-year-old male asked:

Hi i used benzoyl peroxide for about 3 months off and on. i see a change in my skin texture it looks very raw and damaged. will this heal or or stay?

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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Specializes in Family Medicine
Heal: Some people get very dry skin from Benzoyl peroxide. Stop using it and it should resolve.
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