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I am using clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) pads right now that are not really working. Hhow often should I wash it?
Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide): Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking salicylic acid topical: skin irritation not present before use of this medicine (moderate or severe), dryness and peeling of skin, flushing, redness of skin, unusually warm skin. You may be having an adverse reaction to the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ok so I was in the shower and I accidently swallowed like the size of a dime of clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra .. Will I be okay?
That: Amount should have no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
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Sometimes: You can try and see if it works. If not your dermatologist can discuss other topical med or other treatments. ...Read more
Hello, I used clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) gel wash and it peeled of my skin. And burnt it so bad .how do I treat it ? Thanks
Too weak: If you call it bad, you. Need to get with a competent physician now. Clear aril is weak and pricey. We can manage you. ...Read more
Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment: clogged pores: tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules): topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide cysts: oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
Apply thin layer. .: to all areas of the skin that have acne after gently cleansing the skin and drying. It works both to reduce redness and swelling of active lesions, but also helps to open the pores and prevent further pimples. As it may be drying, start with once daily for a few weeks, and then increase to twice or three times daily if well tolerated. It can be used on both face and back but avoid your eyes. ...Read more
I use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra face wash/mask and it works well but i was wondering is there something that i can put on after like lotion?
Yes: Hopefully your skin can tolerate it. If you require something stronger, ask your personal physician. ...Read more
Depends : Depends on what kind of skin you have, sensitive, oily, dry, acne, etc. Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) may have acne medication in it which may be helpful if you have acne but dry your skin if you don't. Most dermatologists I've worked with recommend Cetaphil as it is a mild but effective cleanser that works for almost all kinds of skin and skin problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get a real Rx: That stuff is weak and overpriced. If you have gotten scars, you should already be on prescription meds. I am sorry this happened and you need to get with your personal physician. ...Read more
Indefinitely: It is advisable that you use the topical benzoyl peroxide creams available over the counter on an as needed basis for treatment of mild to moderate acne without cystic component. If it has been for a prolonged period of time such as over three months, i would recommend following up with your physician. ...Read more