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What is the best acne cream for a black teenager?

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Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Internal Medicine
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In brief: MANY

Cream with salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide creams with antibiotics and retin a (tretinoin) have to be prescribed by your pcp.

In brief: MANY

Cream with salicylic acid and benzoyl peroxide creams with antibiotics and retin a (tretinoin) have to be prescribed by your pcp.
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
Dr. Satinder Aggarwal
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Dr. James Newman
Facial Plastic Surgery

In brief: Salicylic acid

Topical drugs benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and glycolic acids are the most common medications.
These are found in most over the counter preparations and are safe as the concentrations have been tested thoroughly. Sometimes higher strength formulations with antibiotics need to be prescribed by a dermatologist. For black skin salicylic acid is good as it also treats hyperpigmentation

In brief: Salicylic acid

Topical drugs benzoyl peroxide, salicylic acid, and glycolic acids are the most common medications.
These are found in most over the counter preparations and are safe as the concentrations have been tested thoroughly. Sometimes higher strength formulations with antibiotics need to be prescribed by a dermatologist. For black skin salicylic acid is good as it also treats hyperpigmentation
Dr. James Newman
Dr. James Newman
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