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Can I Use Clindamycin Gel On My Pierced Ears
Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more
How often should I use Clindamycin gel on my face? I've just started so I'm easing into it and aiming for 1-2 nights a week as I don't want dry skin
2-3 times daily: You can use at your discretion, no need to ease into it, unless you are allergic ...Read more
How long do I need to leave clindamycin gel on my face (for mild acne)? Can i wash it off after 15 minutes, for example, before applying makeup?
Folliculitis: Hi, the best thing is skin hygiene, also the treatment depends on severity of the infection, in mild cases the topical could help but in moderate to severe one you might need oral Antibiotics, I suggest that you see your PMD and make sure the infection has not caused by MRSA infection. Be well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Which medication should I apply first after washing my face? Salicylic acid lotion or clindamycin gel? Was wondering which item to let it rest first?
I am using clindamycin gel with adapalene and orally azithromyc will it erase facial marks left out from acne?Or should I take up laser as a treatmen
Acne scars: Acne medications may help improve the red or dark marks left by acne spots. They don't do anything for skin texture changes due to scarring. If your acne is still ongoing, laser treatment of scars may actually cause more breakouts. Also squeezing or scratching acne spots can lead to more hyperpigmentation of the skin. There are acne meds like Azelaic Acid gel that may help lighten dark spots, too. ...Read more
Clindamycin gel make skin oily? I've been liking this for acne it doesn't dry my skin out but I'm already oily and I think it makes my face oilier?
Acne: No. it shouldn't be making your skin oily ...Read more
What happens if I use too much clindamycin gel for acne on my face? Will overuse be counteractive? Can I apply moisturizer over it once dried?
How effective use of adapalene and clindamycin gel to pimples.? Which routine should be prefer for using? And after what time i wash the face?
Depends on pt: Would use one am one pm(bed time) gently wash am and or bed time, if not better in 6-8 weeks return to your doc. ...Read more
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