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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

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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 to 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

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Does clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) rapid action treatment cream work?

Does clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) rapid action treatment cream work?

Acne treatments: There are several forms of acne and treatments are specific for different types of acne. Here are the mainstays of prescription treatment:

clogged pores:
tretinoin (retin a), Adapalene (differin), tazorac

inflammatory lesions (red bumps, pustules):
topical clindamycin, benzoyl peroxide, erythromycin, sulfur/sulfacetamide

Cysts:
oral doxycyline, minocycline, tetracycline, accutane. ...Read more

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Help please! Could clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) cause partial blindness?

Help please! Could clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) cause partial blindness?

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

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What is clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra rapid action treatment cream used for?

What is clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra rapid action treatment cream used for?

Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) Ultra: Is an over the counter acne product that contains 2% salicylic acid. It is marketed as a product to be used for rapid reduction in size and redness of a large pimple. ...Read more

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How am I supposed to apply clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ultra rapid action treatment cream?

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

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Will clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) work for my bad acne?

Will clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) work for my bad acne?

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

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Would my clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) work for my bad acne?

Would my clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) work for my bad acne?

Won't be enough: Severe acne usually requires a combination treatment, including one or more prescription medications. All acne is manageable today, and if untreated it is a severe personal and professional liability. Please get on the phone and make an appointment with your physician. ...Read more

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Can you leave the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ulra acne+mask on all night?

Can you leave the clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) ulra acne+mask on all night?

Yes: Hopefully your skin can tolerate it. If you require something stronger, ask your personal physician. ...Read more

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Are rexsol, cetaphil and clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) good cleansers which is the best?

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

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How long should you keep clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) vanishing acne cream on for?

How long should you keep clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) vanishing acne cream on for?

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

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Clearasil (Definition)

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