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Dr. Kathleen Gilmore
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Hydroquinone (Definition)

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My dermatologist recently prescribed roaccutanne and hydroquinone for use at night. Is it safe to use hydroquinone while on roaccutane?

My dermatologist recently prescribed roaccutanne and hydroquinone for use at night. Is it safe to use hydroquinone while on roaccutane?

Possibly not: Since both Accutane and hydroquinone can .Make your skin dry you may not be able to tolerate them. You might want to only use the hydroquinone after you have been off Accutane and your skin is no longer to dry. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i only use hydroquinone on my back, will i be safe from it darkening?

Can you tell me if i only use hydroquinone on my back, will i be safe from it darkening?

I don't find that HQ: alone works well, and it seems to work better when combine with hydroxy acids or retinoids ...Read more

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Can I use hydroquinone with retinaldehyde and glycolic acid?

Can I use hydroquinone with retinaldehyde and glycolic acid?

Hydorquinone: I would not. First of all I am concerned about hydroquinone on the skin chronically. Second I am concerned about possible irritant interactions. ...Read more

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Can I use hydroquinone on my pubic area and my bikini line?

Can I use hydroquinone on my pubic area and my bikini line?

Yes, but be careful: Unfortunately it is not that easy getting rid of freckles, a genetic trait that is intensified by sun exposure. Some have freckle-like areas on their private as well and the otc bleaching cream such lustra (hydroquinone) may help. Chemical peels/laser treatments are more effective but often costly. You must minimize sun exposure otherwise it will re-darken. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use hydroquinone 4% as lotion on face for 2 months or not , in case to enlighten the face color??

Is it  safe to use hydroquinone 4% as lotion on face for 2 months or not , in case to enlighten the face color??

Needs monitoring : Although this is safe, caution must be taken and I recommend you are followed by a dermatologist or you regular family physician. ...Read more

Dr. John Landi
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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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