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Nashville, TN
A 32-year-old male asked:

I shaved careful this morning. i have some ingrown hair bumps and acne. can i use sodium sulfacetamide sulfur cream without blocking hairs or pores?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: As a rule creams do not block pores but ointments often do.
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Last updated Dec 17, 2018

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