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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have redness all over my face. at night i use a benzoyl peroxide cleanser& acne lighteners. i don't know if i have normal or oily skin?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Doctor can evaluate: If a rash on the face is only where the acne medications and cleansers are being used, it could be a reaction to the acne items. If there are also no other ill symptoms at all, a person might stop the acne items and wait 2-3 days before seeing her primary care doctor or her dermatologist. If there are other symptoms going on, or if symptoms are worrisome, her primary care doctor can evaluate now.
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Last updated Aug 15, 2015


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