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A 25-year-old female asked:

Skin dry,dark and red after using adapalene and benzoyl peroxide combo cream for acne all over face, but it has effects,any suggestions for skin dark?

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Dr. Reza Bayati
Wound care 34 years experience
Acne, dark spots: 1) dry and red skin- means the treatment a cause more damage to your skin. 2) maintaining skin moisture is crucial for everyone 3) dark spots needs different treatment than acne more information needed for more detailed recommendation
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