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I have mild inflamed acne and redness oily skin I used BP, Retinoids, erythromycin, H202, salycilic acid and nothing works at all please advise me?
Irritated acne: You may be overdoing it. Consider using a gentle cleanser twice daily then a gentler topical- May need to see a Derm ...Read more
My 7 month baby have a stye in his right eye lid so his doctor gave him a 3.5 gm erythromycin 5mg/g so does it works?
It can help...: The standard of care is to apply warm compresses (moist washcloth on the affected eye for five to 10 minutes about four times a day). Usually, the sty will go away on its own. The sty will usually drain and heal after a few days of treatment. Sometimes a physician may order antibiotic ointment to be applied to the sty. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Either should help: My usual sequence is to try benzoyl peroxide, then topical antibiotics (erythromycin is a good one), then topical tretinoin (they can be used in combination or separately). The tretinoin and benzoyl willl both dry your skin out. It depends on how severe your acne is and how sensitive your skin is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
By directions: Erythromycin is available is topical ointment, drops and systemic pills and infusions. Your doctor will prescribe the appropriate form and you should follow the directions given. If needed for the eye, for instance, apply the drop or ointment to the lower lid pulled down a little and when it snaps back it will spread the medication over the whole eye. ...Read more
Probably nothing: What do you mean by overdosing. Did you take an extra pill or swallow the bottle? Generally if you stop taking it your body will clear it and you should be fine. ...Read more