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Is it safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) while pregnant?

Is it safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) while pregnant?

Yes: Most skin creams are safe during pregnancy since there is minimal absorption. There are several other treatments for acne that are safe during pregnancy including cleocin, (clindamycin phosphate) differin and oral antibiotics like amoxicillin. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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Are oxi or clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) acne pads ok to use while pregnant?

Are oxi or clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) acne pads ok to use while pregnant?

Yes: Those skin cleansers and acne treatments for the skin have little to no absorption systemically. ...Read more

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I'm currently using a facewash containing benzoyl peroxide as well as a body spray containing 2% salicylic acid. Is this safe during pregnancy?

I'm currently using a facewash containing benzoyl peroxide as well as a body spray containing 2% salicylic acid. Is this safe during pregnancy?

Yes: While not extensively studied in pregnancy using the lowest concentrations topically for "spot" treatments of acne shoud be fine. Due to hormonal changes in your body during pregnancy, your skin may be more sensitive; therefore, suspend use of thesevproducts if you notice any redness or irritation. ...Read more

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I am 11 weeks pregnant and suffering from bad pimples . What is safe and effective for me to use as i stay in india. Is clearsil ultra safe to use. ?

I am 11 weeks pregnant and suffering from bad pimples . What is safe and effective for me  to use as i stay in india. Is clearsil ultra safe to use. ?

Effective Rx: Clearasil is an overpriced, gimmicky version of a common anti-acne Rx. While you are pregnant, see whether your physician is good with your using topical benzoyl peroxide plus topical clindamycin. A salicylic acid facial wash might be all you require. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is benzoyl peroxide gel is good for use in pregnancy?

Is benzoyl peroxide gel is good for use in pregnancy?

General rule: The OTC or prescription creams you put on your skin surface are safe in pregnancy.They are not absorbed into the blood in sufficient amounts to create a problem.Any specialized med with a high absorption quality would have a warning on the label, but few of these exist. ...Read more

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35w pregnant. @ the beginning utilized ocassionally products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and spot 2% hydroquinine. Harm to baby?

35w pregnant. @ the beginning utilized ocassionally products with salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide, and spot 2% hydroquinine. Harm to baby?

Pregnant: The products shouldn't harm your baby if you used them intermittently. Hydro quinone is a category C drug which means it has caused defects in animals but not humans ...Read more

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Do you think it could be safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) face wash to clean my teeth?

Do you think it could be safe to use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) face wash to clean my teeth?

Why ?: Toothpaste is made for cleaning teeth. Most of the face washes will clearly state "for external use only". Your teeth and gingival tissues are not considered external. ...Read more

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What should I do if clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) overnight wash irritates my skin?

What should I do if clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) overnight wash irritates my skin?

Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide): Check with your doctor as soon as possible if any of the following side effects occur while taking salicylic acid topical: skin irritation not present before use of this medicine (moderate or severe), dryness and peeling of skin, flushing, redness of skin, unusually warm skin. You may be having an adverse reaction to the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide). ...Read more

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Is the black head eraser from clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) effective?

Is the black head eraser from clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) effective?

Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Does the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) pimple blocker pen really work?

Sometimes: You can try and see if it works. If not your dermatologist can discuss other topical med or other treatments. ...Read more

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Hello, I used clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) gel wash and it peeled of my skin. And burnt it so bad .how do I treat it ? Thanks

Hello, I used clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) gel wash and it peeled of my skin. And burnt it so bad .how do I treat it ? Thanks

Chemical burn: You are sensitive to either the harsh astringent or other chemicals in that product. Use OTC hydrocortisone cream with moisturizing cream or lotions. Try using smaller quantities and rinse better next time you use similar products. ...Read more

Dr. James Chapman
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Clearasil (Definition)

Clearsil is an acne agent which is a ...Read more