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Does contratubex gel good to make acne marks fadeaway ?

Does contratubex gel good to make acne marks fadeaway ?

Worthless junk: This is a mix of allantoin (the major component of bird droppings), onion, and heparin. Acne marks fade only with time. A depigmenting agent may remove the brown but you're more likely just to make a mess. Nothing you can do on your own helps the scars. I'm sorry you ended up like this. Topical benzoyl peroxide and perhaps a prescription-strength Rx may be your best friends if you've still got it. ...Read more

Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

Acne is one of the most common skin conditions. It affects about 80% of adolescents. Acne starts as a blockage of the sebaceous glands followed by inflammation. It occurs in areas where there are lots of sebaceous glands, such as the face back and chest. The hallmarks of the condition are blackheads, whiteheads (closed comedones), papules, pustules, cysts, nodules, and sometimes scarring. There are numerous treatments available, both topical and systemic. The most commonly used are benzoyl peroxide, retinoids, and antibiotics ...Read more


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Why clindamycin is used for acne gels?

Why clindamycin is used for acne gels?

Reduces Bacteria: Clindamycin reduces sebum bacterial colonies that metabolize the oil and produce inflammatory mediators. ...Read more

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Clindoxyl gel for acne ?

Clindoxyl gel for acne ?

Yes, it is: Clindoxyl gel is benzoyl peroxide plus clindamycin, a combination of two ingredients, used for acne. It can be used once or twice a day. ...Read more

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Can I use tretinion gel for acne?

Can I use tretinion gel for acne?

Tretinoin: Tretinoin is a derivative of vitamin a. It is used on the skin (topically) in the treatment of mild to moderate acne and on skin that has been damaged by excessive exposure to the sun. Tretinoin irritates the skin and causes the cells of the skin to grow (divide) and die more rapidly, increasing the turnover of cells. ...Read more

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Can doublebase gel help acne on my back?

Need more: Acne on the trunk is seldom manageable without both topical rx and a systemic prescription-based rx. Topical benzoyl peroxide plus a systemic antibiotic may be enough. If you have acne that's causing scarring, and you're offered isotretinoin, consider taking it -- this can be monotherapy. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Can you become immune to benzamycine gel for acne ?

Can you become immune to benzamycine gel for acne ?

You can: Part of the mechanism of this combination gel is an antimicrobial known as erythromycin, and it is possible for the bacteria of the skin to develop a resistance to it. The benzoyl peroxide does help prevent this, but it can still happen. ...Read more

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How long should I use benzoil peroxide gel 5% for my acne on face ?

During breakout: Apply it to your acne blemishes and if you feel a bump coming up. If it irritates your skin speak with your doctor about changing to a better product. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

Pimples are a kind of acne, and are a condition where oil gets trapped in a pore of the skin resulting in small area of ...Read more