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A 22-year-old female asked:

I applied epiduo on neck pimples there is redness and rash how can i get rid of it asap can i use cetaphil lotion to get rid of it?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 32 years experience
Epiduo and other acne preparations can be drying to the surrounding skin. It may be necessary to stop usage for awhile and then resume applying less frequently. A bland lotion can be soothing, but will not stop the problem if you continue to apply. If it is itchy or doesn't resolve promptly, see your doctor, preferably the one who provided the Epiduo.
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