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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
292 doctors shared insights

Benzoyl Peroxide (Definition)

Benzoyl peroxide is an acne agent which is a ...Read more


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Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

Can ketoconazole cream heals acne?

No: It's great for the folliculitis variant of tinea versicolor / pityrosporum infection, which is famously confused with acne. Any doubt, get seen by a physician who's good at this stuff. ...Read more

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Side effects from using differin (adapalene) & clindamycin phosphate for acne?

Side effects from using differin (adapalene) & clindamycin phosphate for acne?

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

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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

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

Dry skin: One of the treatment to improve acne is actually to get the skin to be dryer. If you moisturize too much the skin, you will still have acne. Try to see if you can back off a little your benzoyl peroxide to get less dryness. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

Would hydrogen peroxide kill herpes simplex 1?

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

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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?

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

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Can you use differin (adapalene) cream on armpits?

Can you use differin (adapalene) cream on armpits?

What for?: Differing cream is indicated for acne treatment. I am not sure if you have acne on your armpits. Please have your doctor check it out first. ...Read more

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Does geographic tongue respond well to hydrogene peroxide rinses?

Does geographic tongue respond well to hydrogene peroxide rinses?

Rarely: While keeping the tongue clean may be of some help, there is no known treatment for the eradication of geographic tongue. ...Read more

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Is it fine to apply a facial moisturizer right after differin (adapalene) or benzoyl peroxide after the either of them?

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

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Is dipping lip piercing in hydrogen peroxide safe?

Is dipping lip piercing in hydrogen peroxide safe?

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

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How can hydrogen peroxide soothe an earache?

How can hydrogen peroxide soothe an earache?

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

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Hi drs......What is the preferable transdermal drug as a once/daily use for treating mild acne (benzoyl peroxide/salicylic acid/azeliac acid/other) ?

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

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Could retin a (tretinoin) cream lighten dark underarms?

Hydroquinone: That is the best lightening agent for skin. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Clearasil (Definition)

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Desquam (Definition)

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