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Benzoyl Peroxide 10 Gel
Not much.: Most commonly feel dry, irrtating and itchy and see peeling, but not everybody. I would not categorize them as side effects. They are natural consequences of using the medicines. ...Read more
Using benzoyl peroxide for acne can i use hemp seed oil as moisturiser after benzoyl peroxide to stop excessive dryness? don't wont to clog pores
No, it will not: Antiviral medications can help to control herpes outbreaks. Melissa officinalis or lemon balm (cream) expedites healing of cold sores. It can reduce healing time by half. Studies also show that regular use can help v recurrences. Brief supplementation with lysine 1, 000mg orally three times a day at the onset, can also hasten healing. Laser treatments are also used to treat cold sores. ...Read more
I have many acne, pimple. I used salicylic acid base face wash 2% and bengel proxide gel AC 2.5% at night..... Pless tell this combination really kil?
Monitor response: Salicylic acid based face wash and benzoyl peroxide are both routinely used in the management of acne. It can take 4-6 weeks to assess how the skin is responding to the treatment. If after 2 months of daily use this doesn't improve the acne, follow up with PCP to consider other treatment options. ...Read more
Ciclopirox BP(1%w/v), Zinc Pyrithione (ZPTO) (1%w/v) , aloe vera vs Cetrimide IP(5%w/v),Isopropyl alcohol IP(10%w/v). which shampoo is better 'n' why?
It ok to use tretinoin cream with Zenatane 40mg (isotretinion)? I'm flaring, day 7 on back. If so how often. Using clindamycin lotion 2x day. No help!
Can I use TheraTears (sodium carboxymethylcellulose) and Systane eye ointment (mineral oil & white petrolatum) together?
Is it fine to apply a facial moisturizer right after differin (adapalene) or benzoyl peroxide after the either of them?
And recommended: Moisturizing while using medicated facial products is often recommended to prevent excessive dryness. A fragrance free hypoallergenic moisturizing lotion or cream would be ideal. ...Read more
Hydrogen Peroxide: Hydrogen peroxide can be be used on your lips. Swallowing dilute (3%) hydrogen peroxide, however, has been reported to cause the following problems: nausea and vomiting, burns in the mouth, throat, esophagus, and stomach, bleeding in the stomach, inflammation of the intestines, stomach ulcer, rupture of the colon. ...Read more
Earache: Possibly. If the ache is due to wax impaction then it can help. Also if a low grade infection, but i recommend having someone look before you decide on doing that. If you have a hole in your eardrum, peroxide is unpleasant. ...Read more
Hi drs......What is the preferable transdermal drug as a once/daily use for treating mild acne (benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid/azeliac acid/other) ?
A few options: For over the counter methods try using products that have benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, alcohol, and acetone. For prescription treatments you may be prescribed antibiotics, retinoids or vitamin a derivatives, azelaic acid, oral contraceptives, or spironolactone. Always ask a dermatologist about the possible affects and the risks vs benefits of each treatment. Make sure it's best for you. ...Read more
Hydroquinone: That is the best lightening agent for skin. ...Read more
Using benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) gel for acne. It says it can bleach. Does this only apply for when it is still wet, like before it dries up on your face?
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