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No problem: There should be no issue switching from Duac to Benzamycin. ...Read more
Can I leave a benzamycin gel on my face all night/day? Or does it need to be wiped off to avoid skin damage?
You can: But why are you using this? It is seldom useful for 52 year old female. Diagnosis? I think you need a dermatologist. ...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
I used benzamycin in the morning and tretinoin at night for acne. Can tretinoin be used on top of pustules?
I was prescribed benzamycin in the morning and tretinoin at night for acne. Is tretinoin supposed to be used on top of acne or just acne prone sites?
I popped an acne 9 months ago and had a depressed scar i'm on benzamycin now the depression is fading away but the redness persist, will it disappear?
It will lighten: The redness should fade, but it may take several years. Avoid getting sun burned as that will make it redder. ...Read more
What happen if i lost a little bit erythromycin while mixing it to ethyl alcohol while making benzamycin?
Benzamycin: Benzamycin is 5% benzoyl peroxide and 3% erythromycin. Clinical studies with acne now show that topical Erythromycin and topical Clindamycin are not effective for acne. The effect on acne you see with Benzamycin is with the benzoyl peroxide and not the erythromycin. Thus, it does not make a difference on how much Erythromycin you use. ...Read more
My pierced left earlobe hole is infected. Will my acne cream/gel, respectively, benzamycin and retin-A work, or is neosporin strong enough?
See dermatologist: This may be a reaction to something applied to it, maybe not infection. DOES IT ITCH?? Throw away the neosporin. It is not only useless against infection, it is one of the most common things people are allergic to. ...Read more
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