Does benzac (benzoyl peroxide) AC cream get rid of oily skin and redness, as well as the pimples?

Helps. It is benzoyl peroxide and although drying for some people ot does help acne.Cit may need to be combined with other medi actions along with a sugar free diet and supplements or antibiotics to control your acne problem to your satisfaction.

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Is benzoyl peroxide effective for acne my skin is oily I have few pimples but much of post acne hyper pigmentation red marks..

Yes. Otc benzoyl peroxide 2% or 5% costs $5-10. Be careful: it will bleach clothing, towels, bed sheets. It is irritating & drying near lips & eyelids. If you control acne, you will slowly recover more normal color. A dermatologist can help with prescriptions. If you get branded benzoyl peroxide (proactiv) you will pay 10x more for same thing. Read more...

What is the best way to get rid of acne if I'm allergic to creams containing benzoyl peroxide?

Several options. For treatment of acne, over-the-counter salicylic acid is helpful for those unable to use benzoyl peroxide. If more help is needed, prescription retinoids such as Retin-A or differin gel can be used instead of salicylic acid. A doctor can add an antibiotic gel such as cleocin (clindamycin phosphate). Oral antibiotics such as tetracycline can be used also. If acne is quite severe, a dermatologist might use oral accutane. Read more...
Acne treatments. Depending on the acne, your dermatologist may want you to start retin a, (tretinoin) differin, tazorac, sparingly and build up. You may need antibiotics by mouth depending on the lesions you have. Some sulphur based medicated creams are still prescribed. Read more...

I used a benzoyl peroxide wash (2.5%, for 1st time) on my acne and now I have red patches. Will they fade away soon? And how can I get rid of them?

Stay the course. Keep doing this. The red will be less troublesome over time and you should get a good result with your acne. If you are not obviously better in a few weeks, your physician can add stronger medicine to supplement the benzoyl peroxide. Read more...

Have skin asthma and now suffering in face allergy (peeling and rashes). I used acne control lotion (benzoyl peroxide 5%) before. How cn I get rid off?

Not acne. Skin asthma is eczema or atopic dermatitis. This condition, which is marked by the skin being overly sensitive to specific irritants, typically affects people predisposed to allergies or asthma. Do not use Benzoyl peroxide! It’s very irritating, it will worsen your condition. You may need a non-steroidal cream such as Protopic to reduce the flair up, then Aquafor as a moisture barrier. Read more...