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Is Spironolactone a Safe Acne Treatment?

I am a 20 yo female who has been dealing with mild-moderate acne for about 7 mnths now. Before this year, I never struggled with skin problems.... READ MORE

Is It Safe to Use Hydrogen Peroxide on the Face?

I'm referring to the 3% kind found in stores. I've heard that it is great for treating acne and can lighten the dark spots left behind by acne... READ MORE

Is it Safe to Combine Tretinoin 0.05% Cream and a Over the counter Hydroquinone Gel 2%?

Is it safe to use prescription Tretinoin 0.05% cream and a overthecounter hydroquinone gel 2% together? I am trying to lighten dark spots and rid some... READ MORE

Safe for Potential Fathers to Take Minocycline for Acne?

Is it okay for a potential father to take Solodyn (minocycline) for acne? Some doctors have told me that it's okay, but the drug information says that... READ MORE

What Acne Medications Are Safe Prior to Laser Treatment?

What acne medications can I use the week prior to laser treatment? My face is extremely acne-prone, and I basically have to use acne meds at all times... READ MORE

Safe to use Hydroquinone to lighten red post acne marks while currently using topical Tretinoin .025%?

I suffered from adolescent acne for 4 years. I'm now 21 and was prescribed tretinoin .025 gel which I've been using everynight for 3 months. I'm happy... READ MORE

Is Septra D.S. recommended for Acne Treatment?

My daughter is 15 and has been battling acne for 4 years and nothing seems to work. She was on Monocycline for a long period of time with no results.... READ MORE

Is Retino AC Healthy for Skin?

I realized this product is alcohol based and my skin is left feeling dry, so will this result in aging/damaging my skin in the long run? Should I keep... READ MORE

Are Doxycycline and/or Retin-A Topical Safe when Having Red and Blue Light Therapy?

Can I take doxycycline 100mg twice daily and using Retin A .02% topical gel while using the red and blue light therapy? I know both of them increase... READ MORE

Thermascan 1319 Safe After Accutane and Effective for Oily, Acne Skin?

I am a 42 yo cauc fem with hormonal acne. I discontinued a 4 month course of generic Accutane(Claravis) in Aug due to increased cholesterol and hair... READ MORE

Is Blue Light for Acne Safe to Use During Pregnancy?

I am currently on a variety of acne meds that cannot be used during pregnancy. I am wondering if blue light can be used during pregnancy? Thank you! READ MORE

I Have Used 10mg of Actnetane for 4 Days I Just Found out Im About 1 Month Pegnant Wht Are the Risks?

I have used 10mg of actnetane for 4 days i just found out im about 1 month pegnant wht are the risks. I stopped with my treatment in January 2013, but... READ MORE

Is melacare cream good or not for Acne?

As m using melacare cream from past two days by doctor's advice, i just surf on net n saw some feedback who used this cream n m sacred now whether to... READ MORE

can i take OB Protein while taking isotretinoin?

Is it ok to take my protein supplement (contains OB Protein140mg, L.Carnitine300mg, algae extract 80mg, aoe extract60mg, rose extract 60mg, mori... READ MORE

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