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Doctor insights on: Alpha Hydroxy Face Cream

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Is it ok to use alpha hydroxy face cream with ketoconazole cream?

Is it ok to use alpha hydroxy face cream with ketoconazole cream?

Alpha hydroxy cream: If you are on ketoconazole cream, you are better off focusing on clearing up your fungal infection toon. Wait to use your alpha hydroxy cream, ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: alpha hydroxy acid lotions?

What is the definition or description of: alpha hydroxy acid lotions?

Wrinkles: Alpha hydroxy acid lotions are reported to reduce sun-damage & wrinkles when applied to the skin. ...Read more

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How effective is the aqua glycolic alpha hydroxy acid skin care system?

How effective is the aqua glycolic alpha hydroxy acid skin care system?

Mildly effective: Patients can expect a mild improvement from these acids that peel the epidermis. In-office peels with higher concentration will provide deeper peeling and more noticeable results. ...Read more

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What % of Alpha hydroxy acid should I get to use on my sun damaged skin caused in July ?

What % of Alpha hydroxy acid should I get to use on my sun damaged skin caused in July ?

None: Alpha hydroxy acid or glycolic acid actually is known to increase skin sensitivity to the sun and can increase the chance for sunburn. ...Read more

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Would an alpha hydroxy acidbe good for the skin and effective at reducing hyper pigmentation?

Would an  alpha hydroxy acidbe  good for the skin and effective at reducing hyper pigmentation?

Many options: Although an Alpha hydroxy acid peel could help, other agents such as hydroquinone, retin-a, steroids and kojic acid are generally preferred for treatment of hyperpigmentation. ...Read more

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Are cosmetic products that have alpha hydroxy acids safe?

Are cosmetic products that have alpha hydroxy acids safe?

Avoid with rosacea: Aha, Alpha hydroxy acid creams are generally safe to use and good exfoliants. Patients with acne and oily skin do well with aha. However, it may exacerbate people with rosacea. If you develop burning sensation and redness with use, you should stop. ...Read more

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Have cosmetic products with alpha hydroxy acids been shown to be safe? They've been around awhile.

Have cosmetic products with alpha hydroxy acids been shown to be safe? They've been around awhile.

Yes: Alpa hydroxy acids are what can be referred to as "fruit acids". They are generally derived from high sugar sources: Lactic Acid from milk, glycolic acid from sugar cane, tartaric acid from wine. All are safe at low concentrations. Higher concentrations require medical expertise. Find a great skin expert either in plastic surgery or dermatology to help you with your skin. ...Read more