A 24-year-old male asked:
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can i put on lotion after putting on clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel? prescripted from the doctors. because it dries out my skin.

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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Acne Medication: Yes, you can apply lotion after you apply your acne medication. Choosing the right moisturizer and using it in conjunction with your other acne treatments can actually make your skin less prone to breakouts. Look for hypoallergenic, oil free, and non comedogenic.
Answered on Mar 13, 2018
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