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A 20-year-old female asked:

How long till i see results with benzoyl peroxide 5 percent gel ?

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Dr. Hilary Petersel
Pediatrics 19 years experience
A few weeks: Topical acne medication should be used daily for at least 2 weeks before expecting results. Sometimes additional medication may be necessary for results.

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