A 23-year-old male asked:
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How can I help my irritated skin caused by overusing salicylic acid heal?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Stop the acid: and wait, it will improve
Answered on Apr 6, 2016

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Dr. Christopher Mcgraw
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Sounds like it: That sounds like a local burn from the Compound W. It should go away after a few days sa long as you stop putting the compound W on it.
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Skin recovery: If irritated from excessive Salicylic Acid, use moisturizing soap such as Dove-sensitive skin, or Aveeno (oatmeal). In addition, apply gentle lotion, ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Tholen
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Not really.: Salicylic acid is a mild skin peeling agent that removes the top sun-damaged layers of the skin, allowing the healthier skin cells from within the hai ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Salicylic acid: No, in fact it will remove dead skin and make your skin younger in appearance. It is used in a number of cosmetics for this purpose.

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