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A 19-year-old female asked:

I'm allergic to both salacylic acid and benzoyl peroxide so is there any acne creams that i can purchase at a drugstore without those two ingredients?

2 doctor answers6 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Irritation: These effects are irritant and not allergic ones. There are other options which may work for you but will likely require a prescription from a doctor.
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Better see your doctor: acne requires at times prescription medications and regular follow up, till this stage is over , as Dr Chiu said you might not be allergic to benzyl peroxide, may be just irritation, good luck
Last updated Dec 19, 2016


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