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Safe Clearasil Pregnant
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
Daily application of benzac (benzoyl peroxide) AC 2.5% gel, keep it for 15 minutes and wash it off, followed by clindamycin 1% sol is 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?
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
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.?
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
I'm 33wks pregnant & recently used panoxyl 10 (benzoyl peroxide foam wash for acne) about 5times. Will it harm the baby? I'm really concerned...
Nope: A face wash like that should be fine but will not really help your skin. ...Read more
At the beginning of my pregnancy (<6w) I used a salicylic acid scrub and benzoyl peroxide 2.5% spot treatment on blemishes and wash at times. Harm???
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
I am using clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) pads right now that are not really working. Hhow often should I wash it?
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
Ok so I was in the shower and I accidently swallowed like the size of a dime of clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra . Will I be okay?
That: Amount should have no issues.Get a more detailed answer ›
Healthtap doctors: Are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more
Sometimes: You can try to see if it works. If not your dermatologist can discuss other topical med or other treatments. ...Read more
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
There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment:
tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac
inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules):
topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide
oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more
Most likely No: Otc facial creams, may, if in contact with eye surface cause a transient superficial punctate keratopathy that clears rapidly with rx. Doesn't lead to permanent damage. ...Read more
Apply thin layer. .: To all areas of the skin that have acne after gently cleansing the skin and drying. It works both to reduce redness and swelling of active lesions, but also helps to open the pores and prevent further pimples. As it may be drying, start with once daily for a few weeks, and then increase to twice or three times daily if well tolerated. It can be used on both face and back but avoid your eyes. ...Read more
Too weak: If you call it bad, you. Need to get with a competent physician now. Clear aril is weak and pricey. We can manage you. ...Read more
Yes: Hopefully your skin can tolerate it. If you require something stronger, ask your personal physician. ...Read more
Depends : Depends on what kind of skin you have, sensitive, oily, dry, acne, etc. Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) may have acne medication in it which may be helpful if you have acne but dry your skin if you don't. Most dermatologists I've worked with recommend Cetaphil as it is a mild but effective cleanser that works for almost all kinds of skin and skin problems. ...Read more
Indefinitely: It is advisable that you use the topical benzoyl peroxide creams available over the counter on an as needed basis for treatment of mild to moderate acne without cystic component. If it has been for a prolonged period such as over three months, I would recommend following up with your physician. ...Read more