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A 18-year-old male asked:

I just started using cindoxly gel that i went to a derma to get for my acne few days ago and my face is itchy every time i finished applying. its not like very itchy but its enough to make me want to scratch it but of course i did not scratch it. it usual

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Excessive dryness: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing with warm water and a gentle pH balanced cleanser can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. Cetaphil and Ceravue are two examples.
Dr. Jerome Litt
Dermatology 71 years experience
CINDOXYL GEL/ACNE: IF YOU ITCH AFTER YOU APPLY IT, IT PROBABLY MEANS YOU ARE ALLERGIC TO IT. HAVE THE DOCTOR GIVE YOU A DIFFERENT ANTIBIOTIC.

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Last updated Apr 4, 2016

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