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Can using a salicylic acid face wash and prescription topical acne medication cause acne breakouts?

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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Child Psychiatry 35 years experience
It can exacerbate sx: It is possible that topic treatment can exacerbate sx. Cleaning up your diet, removing junk and fatty foods, increase water intake, and adding probiotics as well as cleaning up any stool pbms . Rosacea is actually caused by a little bug and requires specif treatment, dermatology consult indicated.
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