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Doctor insights on: Glycolic Acid Body Lotion

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Is it ok to use a 10% glycolic acid lotion on face while on Accutane ? My skin handles the lotion well with no side effects

Is it ok to use a 10% glycolic acid lotion on face while on Accutane ? My skin handles the lotion well with no side effects

Sure but ...: Most people would find the glycolic acid to be burning and causing peeling and irritation. I wonder if you are on too low of a dose of accutane? Next office visit tell your doctor you want to crank it up! you need to be on 1 mg per kilogram per day! ...Read more

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Best salicylic acid body lotion ?

Best salicylic acid body lotion ?

Neutragen: There are many out on the market. I make my own that is mixed with a little glycolic acid too. However, as far as the market goes, i like neutragena's with the great fruit sense. ...Read more

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Would beta hydroxy acid lotion help my uneven pimply body skin? Recommendati please help i don't know what to do&i can't afford to see a dermatology.

I would try some: benzoyl peroxide once a day, and you can certainly use a cleanser with beta hydroxy acid. But if you aren't better then you probably need oral medication to clear your acne, as there is typically a hormonal component. ...Read more

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What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

What body soap and body lotion safe for pregnancy? I been using whitening soap likes kojic acid before I got pregnant. Do I need to stop using?

Dove, Caress,Ivory: Here are three soaps that work well with your sensitive pregnant vulva and will still provide adequate cleansing. ...Read more

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Very dry skin, itchy etc. Should I buy the cerave salicylic acid + vit d for extremely dry skin or normal cerave body lotion??

Cream better: Cerave cream is better than the lotion. Also keep showers short and only use soap in private parts. If you have any red scaly areas see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have white stretch marks on many places of my body, is there any way to make them less obvious? My skin is very pale, can I use glycolic acid?

I have white stretch marks on many places of my body, is there any way to make them less obvious? My skin is very pale, can I use glycolic acid?

Topicals can help: So glycolic acid or alpha-hydroxy acid based creams can help, along with augmentation with over the counter topical retinol creams(used at night). But prescription strength skin peels(often with stronger glycolic acid or trichloroacetic acid) in combination with prescription retinoic acids have a stronger effect. Laser resurfacing is another viable option instead of mechanical dermabrasion. ...Read more

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Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Which is better to remove eczema scars glycolic acid or salicytic acid, note that eczema is cured but leaves dark marks all over body ?

Marks left from: eczema are typically not scars but rather postinflammatory hyperpigmentation. both glycolic and salicylic acid work, with glycolic being more irritating (which could ignite your eczema to flare) but you likely need to add a lightener to your regimen ...Read more

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The best milk lotion for body skin please?

The best milk lotion for body skin please?

Dry skin?: If you are asking for a treatment for dry skin, then i prefer a good moisturizer. May exist, but vaseline mixed with water and coconut oil can help with severe dryness. Burt's bees is a pretty good brand if you specifically want a milk lotion, which they offer. ...Read more