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Directions for usage of various medicines for acne - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have 3 medications. for acne but i dont know how to use them. like what order do i use them in. I have cetaphil, differin, and duac topical gel
Doctor :   Cetaphil is for face wash you need to use twice daily
Doctor :   topical gel has to be used in night and in morning
User :   this is the order i use, i first wash my face with cetaphil then I wash it off with dove moisturizer and then i put a pea size amount of duac gel and then wash that off with dove moisturizer. am i supposed to wash off with dove mosturizer after the duac gel
User :   or leave it on
Doctor :   tell the content of the gel
User :   its called duac tropical gel
Doctor :   the content
User :   what my question is: am I supposed to leave any of the medication on, or am i supposed to wash them off. night or mourning
Doctor :   let me know the content of gel, then i can explain to you
Doctor :   read over the box or tube about composition

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