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Is salicylic acid 2% as effective as benzoyl peroxide 5%?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: Use as tolerated

Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% or 10% as tolerated is your best bet unless you have a lot of blackheads, in which case a retinoic acid derivative may be best.
If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will work.

In brief: Use as tolerated

Topical benzoyl peroxide 5% or 10% as tolerated is your best bet unless you have a lot of blackheads, in which case a retinoic acid derivative may be best.
If you are not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician who can add something that will work.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Dr. Ed Friedlander
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