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How To Treat Burned Or Irritated Skin From Benzoyl Peroxide
Simple Care: Burns are the response of the tissues to injury from heat. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Depth determines care. Do not use ice worsens already injured skin. Cool water soaks help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Should I take medications from my physician to treat and heal red rashes(allergy) which look like burn which I got from using benzoyl peroxide 10%?
How to get rid of acne forever? Benzyol peroxide or retin-a can't help n cause my skin to peel off, and acne will come out from the same place again!
Not curable: Dr. Ferguson has given you good advice. You need to accept that acne is not a curable disease but will remit at some unknown time. I was able to stop using meds when i was 50. If you can't tolerate the meds you listed, perhaps a combination of a salicylic acid wash and a topical or systemic antibiotic chosen by your physician, or spironolactone or the oral contraceptive pill will clear you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What should I use to remove blackness from sensetive area caused by peeling in retin a (tretinoin) cream ?
Tretinoin Irritation: Most common rash we see with the tretinoin derivatives is that people get a little irritation which causes pigment to be stimulated in the skin. As long as a Retin-A or tretinoin are stopped, these areas might go ahead and lighten to normalcy but they don't see your dermatologist. ...Read more
Sounds good: Sunburn is response of the tissues to injury from solar radiation. It is simply inflammation which means increase blood flow to the area to promote healing. Do not use ice as this can injure already injured skin. Cool water soaks can help as can taking anti-inflammation medicines like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen). Avoid any further damage as this can cause scarring . Good skin cream applied daily/gently helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Some HC cream helps: Usually, when a person gets over-irritated skin or overly-dry skin after using acne medications, she can decrease or stop the acne medication (if they are over-the-counter, or if her doctor says that is ok to do), and then try some hydrocortisone cream (HC cream) on the irritated areas for a few days. Avoiding too much sun exposure on irritated skin is also helpful. ...Read more
Chest skin peeling/red/severely irritated from overuse of benzoyl peroxide.What can I put on it to heal it that's non-comodogenic?Help!It looks awful!
Skin burn: Try using virgin coconut oil. It is mild and non comedogenic. Make sure you also stop the Benzoyxl peroxide at the same time ...Read more
Does benzoyl peroxide cream or gel help with uneven skin tone caused from sun & blemishes caused from pimples? Help
Retin A (tretinoin) poss better: Benzoyl peroxide can be a useful agent for the treatment of acne, but probably doesn't really help pigmentation caused by acne or other causes. Retinoids (trentinoin, retin a, (tretinoin) retinol, etc) can help reduce pore blockage as well as reduce pigmentation caused by acne and sun damage. Other tx can be helpful. Consult with your dermatologist in order to learn what options might be most useful to you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How to know if one has a chemical burn or allergic reaction on their face after using a benzoyl peroxide acne treatment/face wash, and how to know what degree of possible burn it is and the appropriate measures to take to heal it.?
See eye doctor: You may need a steroid based ointment prescription for definitive results. In the meantime, put a drop of baby shampoo on your palm and dilute with water. Take your index finger and stir it and wipe your lids with your finger. Then take wash cloth and put under warm sink water and use as compress on eyes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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