My strong acne medication is causing serious skin peeling on face. Is this normal?

Dryness with meds. Applying an oil free hypoallergenic moisturizer after each cleansing and medication application can help prevent excessive dryness when using facial medications. Some people find that they need to start using medications slowly (skipping days) in the beginning while your skin is adapting to the formulation.
Yes. You fail to name this "strong" medication. Tretinoin?? Consult your dermatologist. There are many acne preps at different strengths. They are tricky to use and require expert advise & supervision. They may fail because patients do not know how to use them or what to expect.

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How do you fix peeling skin caused by acne products?

Moisturizer. Find a good moisturizer one that says oil free and non- comdeogenic on the label . Some of the products are designed to slowly peel the layers off your face to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads. Be sure you are not scrubbing or washing too aggressively with the products or leaving them on too long. Some dryness is expected. Read more...

Can I get rid of back acne and scars by skin peeling?

No. Acne on the back almost always requires a systemic antibiotic or stronger systemic therapy, in addition to some evidence-based topical treatment. Being a young adult is hard enough without having to accept an ineffective "pop / natural" treatment; today all acne can be treated effectively and this is your right. Read more...
It can be reduced. Before using any resurfacing modality the acne should be brought under control using medication. This is usually done with a combination of antibiotic, hormonal, and/or topical agents. Once the active acne is brought under control resurfacing techniques can reduce the scars but rarely clear them completely. The best results can be expected from laser. Chemical peels and dermabrasion can help also. Read more...

After getting jenners chemicail peel how long should you wait until useing my acne medication I'm on tx?

Until healed. A jessner peel can take a good 2-4 weeks to heal completely but it can vary by individuals. Once the skin has "grown back" , you can consider using your acne medications , if needed. However, keep in mind that such a peel may have very beneficial effects on your acne condition. Read more...

I think I have herpes! I have a rash over my vaginal, a raw feeling, and dry peeling skin. But, my bumps like like pimples. Could it be?

Yes. See your gyn for exam and lab tests to evaluate for other infections and sexually transmitted diseases. Herpes can be treated with intermittent or long term antivirals such as zovirax, va trex or famvir (famciclovir). Read more...
See your doctor. Do not try to guess. A doctor will treat you after properly diagnosing your problem. It could be yeast, herpes or any number of STDs or simply honeymoon cystits. Avoid self treating and see your doctor. Read more...