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A 21-year-old female asked:

I was prescribed a benzoyl peroxide/clindamycin gel for acne. can i use it with a glycolic acid toner? i know some things can cancel each other out. i dont have very sensitive skin.

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Dr. Stanley Katz
Dermatology 47 years experience
Yes if you like.: suggest using the bpo/clindamycin in the am and the toner in the evening. I woud also inquire about the use of a retinoic acid to be used before bedtime. i assume that you are seeing a dermatologist

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