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Benzoyl Peroxide Acne Gel
Great idea: Hoping this is all you need. Best wishes. ...Read more
A common human skin disease characterized by areas of scaly red skin (seborrhea) with blackheads/whiteheads (comedones) , pinheads (papules), large papules (nodules), pimples & possibly scarring. Occurs mostly on face, upper chest & back. Treated with benzoyl peroxide, salicylic ...Read more
Yes and yes: It will irritate your skin but will clear mild acne in about two weeks if you apply it aggressively. It's the best first choice for treatment. If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your physician. Acne is a serious, chronic non-lifestyle-related disease that is often a major personal and professional liability, and that can always be managed. Best wishes. ...Read more
Acne: All of the medicines are safe and effective for acne. They work by different mechanisms and i often use all of them together. As topical agents, however they are weaker than internal antibiotics for cystic acne. And are often combined with them. Topical medicines can be irritating to the skin so their use and dose often have to be adjusted by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am not acne prone i eat a decent diet. but yet i get pimples not acne and Blind pimples. benzoyl peroxide gel doesn't work. what can i do? Skincare?
Mgt: I would recommend a facial wash such as clear pore and using a gentle astringent afterwards. Then apply the gel to the affected areas. If this does not work, have a discussion with your physician for further treatment options such as antibiotics/topical retinoic acid. ...Read more
Is 1% cleocin gel effective for treating acne? And should I apply it before or after applying benzoyl peroxide?
I was using a prescription topical gel for acne with 1% clindamycin and 5% benzoyl peroxide. What's the closest over-the-counter equivalent?
What can I do to get rid of acne that it isn't going away, even after using can you use clindamycin phosphate and benzoyl peroxide gel?
See Derm: Sounds like you have attempted simple treatment, suggest you see dermatologist who might consider different treatments from hormonal to antibiotic (such as accutane, or others). Skin cleansing and care program should be established, with guidance to avoid some problem make up/skin care products and preservatives. Acidifying skin may be part of their program to help you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What's more effective for cystic acne for 20 year old female . Benzoyl peroxide gel or tazorac gel ?
Can i take biotin together with vitamin b complex to tame my acne?Can I use benzoyl peroxide aswel?Which one is more effective, cream or gel?
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