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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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Hi. Can I used benzolperoxide gel 2% and salsilic acid 2.5%together mixed in lotion to prevent from dryness of skin?

Hi. Can I used benzolperoxide  gel 2% and salsilic acid 2.5%together mixed in lotion to prevent from dryness of skin?

Acne treatment: Dear ShamshaE, The combo of benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid is treatment for acne and can dry out your skin. If you are interested in preventing dry skin please use the lotion by itself. Regards, Dr. Cacho ...Read more

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Can u name one of lotion product which contains salicylic acid which can be applied to face to develop complexion?

Can u name one of lotion product which contains salicylic acid which can be applied to face to develop complexion?

Develop complexion?: Facial medications containing salicylic acid are over-the-counter and sold in stores everywhere. They are often used to treat acne. Your question mentions "to develop complexion", but what does that mean? Everyone has a complexion - some good, some not so good, some lighter, some darker, some even, some uneven, etc... ...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 is the definition or description of: alpha hydroxy acid lotions?

What is the definition or description of: alpha hydroxy acid lotions?

Wrinkles: Alpha hydroxy acid lotions are reported to reduce sun-damage & wrinkles when applied to the skin. ...Read more

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Is it generally no issue to apply calamine lotion after salicylic acid?

Is it generally no issue to apply calamine lotion after salicylic acid?

Calamine & Sal Acid: The combination of both topical medications can cause increased dryness or irritation. I would not recommend it. ...Read more

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Citrus fruits make me phlemgy and coughy. Do I have a citrus allergy and would it apply to other foods and lotions with citric acid?

Citrus fruits make me phlemgy and coughy. Do I have a citrus allergy and would it apply to other foods and lotions with citric acid?

Yes and no: If all citrus cause symptoms then you are allergic to an allergen shared by all. On the other hand, some people are only allergic to one and not to another and others just the allergen in the peel and not the "meat". Citric acid is a chemical and not an allergen but may sting the skin a little and thus would not bother you when present in a skin lotion. ...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