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I put rubbing alcohol on my face and now my skins flaky and really dry and it hurts when I touch my zit.?

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In brief: Acne

I agree. Alcohol can really dry out the skin.
If used on an individual acne pimple it could help to dry out that lesion. However, salicylic acid gel is probably a better choice.

In brief: Acne

I agree. Alcohol can really dry out the skin.
If used on an individual acne pimple it could help to dry out that lesion. However, salicylic acid gel is probably a better choice.
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Stop alcohol

The alcohol dried out yor skin without helping a me.
Use light moisturizer along with acne cream as tolerated and avoid using alcohol .Otc creams can contain salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide or sulfur. The sulfur of salicylic acid will better tiered on irritated skin.

In brief: Stop alcohol

The alcohol dried out yor skin without helping a me.
Use light moisturizer along with acne cream as tolerated and avoid using alcohol .Otc creams can contain salicylic acid, benzoyl peroxide or sulfur. The sulfur of salicylic acid will better tiered on irritated skin.
Dr. Morris Westfried
Dr. Morris Westfried
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