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A 19-year-old female asked:

I applied some topical acne creams that contain benzoyl peroxide, and my acne has gotten all red and it looks like a burn, how do i get red of it fast?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Stay the course: Starting benzoyl peroxide with fairly severe acne often does this. Ask your physician whether adding an antibiotic or spironolactone would be in order
Last updated Jun 9, 2015


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