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Is Deriva Cms Gel Correct Cream For Acne Treatment
Not for scars: I'm sorry your acne was neglected and you ended up with scars. Nothing you can apply will touch them. If you want them less visible, a plastic surgeon or dermatologist can do laser, filler, or microsurgery. Several Hollywood male stars have kept their scars for "tough guy" roles, and depending on your self-concept, they may be a plus. ...Read more
What is the difference between isotrex topical gel and retin a (tretinoin) ? Asked my derm for retin a (tretinoin) and he prescribed me isotrex topical gel instead
I was recently prescribed topical betamethasone val (0.1%)(bid) and differin (adapalene) gel (o.d) for my facial acne. Is this a good combination to control acne
Not typical: A topical steroid ( betamethasone ) is not typical medication used for acne ( but it can be used). The usual medication choices are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids and antibiotics. Of course, your physician may have a very good reason to have you on the steroid. If you have a question about the choice, you should speak with your physician. ...Read more
What are the treatment options for resistant white head acne? it does not go away with adapalene plus clindamycin combination cream(derviva cms gel)
Stubborn Condition: Hello, you have so many options. It's just difficult to navigate through the marketing mayhem of the 21st century. The best approach is to find someone you REALLY trust who is passionate about resistant acne and is not willing to let you slip through the cracks. It's this level of tenacity, creativity, and care that is ofter the make or break ingredient when treating chronic conditions. ...Read more
Combination therapy: Gentile cleansers for the face daily avoid alcohol which dries skin benzoyl peroxide and antibiotic ointments possibly retin a (tretinoin) at night possibly oral antibiotics best to discuss this with a dermatologist, it will improve as your hormones begin to stabilize. ...Read more
Hi doctors. Applying clindamycin solution then aha lotion then kojic acid cream for night is good for the face? Is there other regimen for this?
Is erythromycin 2% topical solution a appropriate treatment for rosacea is erthromycin 2% topical solution a appropriate treatment for rosacea
What's more effective for cystic acne for 20 year old female . Benzoyl peroxide gel or tazorac (tazarotene) gel ?
I am using adapalene microsheres + clindamycin phospate gel for treating acne...Does it reduce the black spots....If not what is the treatment for that?
Depends: If you truly have a keloid there is really not much any of the topical scar treatments can offer. A keloid scar is one that has growth larger than the original site of "injury." they can arise from prior surgery or even trivial injuries like an insect bite. Before you spend too much money on over-the-counter remedies i would see a plastic surgeon or dermatologist. ...Read more
Clindamycin 1% solution; benzaclin (clindamycin and benzoyl peroxide) 1 5 gel did not work for acne. Tactuo was working but was allergic. What is suggested next for acne treatment?
Per webmd.com: "In most cases, you can treat ringworm of the skin with antifungal creams or ointments. Many are available without a prescription. Use a nonprescription antifungal cream with miconazole or clotrimazole in it. Brand names include Micatin, Mycelex, and Tinactin." Ref. http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/ringworm-of-the-skin-home-treatment ...Read more