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No problem: There should be no issue switching from Duac to Benzamycin. ...Read more
no: Benzamycin is a mixture of benzoyl peroxide and an antibiotic called erythromycin. It is a good treatment to treat unwanted pimples (zits) however, it is not effective on acne holes that are called acne scarring. There are some great new lasers that treat acne scars. I like the non-invasive fractional 1540 xd the best. ...Read more
I have dark spots on my buttocks from Inflamed hair follicles, per my former dr. How can I prevent this and treat the discoloration? is benzamycin goo
Prevent and treat: The key is clearance and prevention first ,as you noted. Benzamycin topical is good. Sometimes oral antibiotics are needed if severe. Once resolved without new areas, you will see more fading of discolored lesions. Ask your doc about hydroquinone topical fade cream (possible option). Coco bean based or coco butter topicals can help naturally fade remaining marks ...Read more
Are they infected?: If not infected and just ingrown hairs - may not have an effect. ...Read more
How effective is the usage of benzamycin or cleocin-t in removing razor bumps on bikini area and armpits?
Are they infected?: Insure you use fresh, sharp blades vice dull blades. If hair is > several mm long – then trim before shaving. Wash area before shaving – warm water helps to soften hair. Use a lubricant when shaving. Avoid using products that contain alcohol or are scented. Shave in direction of the hair – not against it. Be gentle when shaving – don’t push down too hard. Moisturize skin after shaving. ...Read more