A 34-year-old female asked:
Can i use proactiv face wash with benzoyl peroxide to wash and then apply hydroquinone to lighten melasma?
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Obstetrics and Gynecology 39 years experience
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A Verified Doctoranswered
I wouldn't: Some people are sensitive to benzoyl peroxide. Most people are somewhat sensitive to hydroquinone. Using them sequentially could cause you to develop an allergy to one or both.
Melasma can be successfully treated with laser. Good luck!
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Last updated May 27, 2019
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