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Dr. Oscar Novick
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Benzoyl Peroxide (Definition)

Benzoyl peroxide is an acne agent which is a ...Read more


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Is it safe to use the High Frequency machine while using benzoyl peroxide gel?

Is it safe to use the High Frequency machine while using benzoyl peroxide gel?

Yes: I hope you have not already squandered any money on this machine. If not, save your money for something useful or fun. ...Read more

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Would 2.5% benzoyl peroxide cream be safe to use on pimple?

Would 2.5% benzoyl peroxide cream be safe to use on pimple?

Probably: 2.5% BP cream is nearly always safe, unless you're one of the rare people who is allergic to benzoyl peroxide. If it's not effective, however, see a dermatologist for a more comprehensive treatment regimen. ...Read more

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Is this safe to use salicylic acid face wash and after that applying benzoyl peroxide ? I mean can they both work together without any harm??

Is this safe to use salicylic acid face wash and after that applying benzoyl peroxide ? I mean can they both work together without any harm??

Excessive dryness: Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing with warm water and a gentle pH balanced cleanser can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. Salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide are sometimes used together in acne regimens, but can be irritating for some people. ...Read more

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Is it effective to use retina to treat acne n mark provided im using in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide.Is it safe to use retina everyday long term?

Is it effective to use retina to treat acne n mark provided im using in conjunction with benzoyl peroxide.Is it safe to use retina everyday long term?

RetinA and BP: The use of retina and benzoyl peroxide together is more effective at treating acne than than using the products separately. Long term use is safe as long as you are not pregnant. The use of retina over time makes your skin more sun sensitive so make sure you use a sun screen. ...Read more

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Can i use benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin in de mornin and then use tretinion cream in de evenin, is it safe for ma skin?

Can i use benzoyl peroxide and clindamycin in de mornin and then use tretinion cream in de evenin, is it safe for ma skin?

Yes, but: Be sure to wash off tretinoin cream in the morning. It can over dry your skin and make it more sensitive to the sun. tretinoin comes in different strengths and forms (cream, gel, microspheres), so it can be adjusted if one you are using is too strong. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use both benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid for acne?

Is it safe to use both benzoyl peroxide and salicylic acid for acne?

Standard treatment: Use of a salicyclic acid wash and benzoyl peroxide (5-10%) are pretty standard entry level treatments for acne. Probably half the kids will need more aggressive medications to see a benefit, but this is a good starting point. ...Read more

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Im currently breastfeeding and was wondering if it is safe to use benzoyl peroxide and micro exfoliant lha?

Topicals OK: There is no significant absorption of topical acne preparations into the blood.So there is no risk of them getting into breast milk. As a group they are considered safe during breast feeding. ...Read more

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