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Can I use clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) on my back acne?
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Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) is very effective to treat mild to moderate acne.

In brief: Yes
Clearasil (benzoyl peroxide) is very effective to treat mild to moderate acne.
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dr. Stephen Friedman
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology
In brief: Yes
However, you will probably get a much better result with a prescription topical agent such as Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative.
If this isn't sufficient, your physician may choose an oral antibiotic that's right for you -- oral tetracycline kept me mostly clear for 25 years. Dermatologists have bigger guns. Today, no one should have to endure problem acne. Good luck.

In brief: Yes
However, you will probably get a much better result with a prescription topical agent such as Clindamycin with or without a retinoic acid derivative.
If this isn't sufficient, your physician may choose an oral antibiotic that's right for you -- oral tetracycline kept me mostly clear for 25 years. Dermatologists have bigger guns. Today, no one should have to endure problem acne. Good luck.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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