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Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Benzoyl Peroxide (Definition)

Benzoyl peroxide is an acne agent which is a ...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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Which benzoyl peroxide gel is better for blackheads ? Basiron AC 5 % or benzoyl peroxide gel 2.5 % ?

Which benzoyl peroxide gel is better for blackheads ? Basiron AC 5 % or benzoyl peroxide        gel 2.5 % ?

A retinoid: The best product to get rid of blackheads and prevent the formation of new ones is a retinoid. There are several of them such as differin, tazorac and various forms of generic retin-a.Since all of them are available by prescription only you need to see your family doctor or a dermatologist to get them. They all can cause dryness so you should start them possibly every other night and then increase. ...Read more

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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

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I got a dark scar on my face for using 10% benzoyl peroxide gel and 5% gel. and it does not fade. It looks like a dry burn. How can I treat it?

I got a dark scar on my face for using 10% benzoyl peroxide gel and 5% gel. and it does not fade. It looks like a dry burn. How can I treat it?

Hyper pigmentation : It sounds like you have an area of hyper pigmentation after inflammation. Some folks tend to do this more than others but there are options for treatment. Brown pigment can respond to lightening creams, IPL, or ablative laser treatments. Generally with lightening creams the pigment can return upon stopping. I lean more toward IPL or Laser. Sometimes it will improve on its own given time. ...Read more

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