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Doctor insights on: Benzoyl Gel

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I have moderate acne and some times it getting cystic.im using benzoyl gel on them.can i use doxycycline by my self? without getting dermatologist?

I have moderate acne and some times it getting cystic.im using benzoyl gel on them.can i use doxycycline by my self? without getting dermatologist?

Cystic Acne: It sounds like you may have used Doxycycline in the past? It is an effective prescription and is only available by antibiotic. I would suggest using the Health Tap Prime service and a physician may be able to send over a prescription electronically. ...Read more

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Hello, I used clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) gel wash and it peeled of my skin. And burnt it so bad .how do I treat it ? Thanks

Hello, I used clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) gel wash and it peeled of my skin. And burnt it so bad .how do I treat it ? Thanks

Chemical burn: You are sensitive to either the harsh astringent or other chemicals in that product. Use OTC hydrocortisone cream with moisturizing cream or lotions. Try using smaller quantities and rinse better next time you use similar products. ...Read more

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I have acne & can I use 5% benzoyl peroixde gel on my face at night only..! what r the +ve & -ve effetcs of benzoyl peroixe. I have normal oily skin.

I have acne & can I use 5% benzoyl peroixde gel on my face at night only..! what r the +ve & -ve effetcs of benzoyl peroixe. I have normal oily skin.

Yes.: Benzoyl peroxide tend to dry the skin. For normal oily skin, washing with soap and water three times daily maybe sufficient .Make sure to avoid greasy food or touching or worrying the acne lesions. You can put the gel directly on the lesions once a day. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use "benzoyl peroxide gel 5% " & "contractubex gel " at the same day to the same area of face ?

Is it ok to use "benzoyl peroxide gel 5% " & "contractubex gel " at the same day to the same area of face ?

Acne: It would be fine to use them both on the same day. I would not use them at the same time although this would probably be okay too. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use the High Frequency machine while using benzoyl peroxide gel?

Is it safe to use the High Frequency machine while using benzoyl peroxide gel?

Yes: I hope you have not already squandered any money on this machine. If not, save your money for something useful or fun. ...Read more