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Suggest acne reducing ointments?

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suggest some acne reducing ointments
Posted Sat, 21 Sep 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 8 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Adapalene

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Apply Adapalene ointment for acne. Apply the cream at sites where acne are intense after washing the face in the night.

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Follow-up: Suggest acne reducing ointments? 13 hours later
is this ointment available in all medical stores because I live in a town.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 29 hours later
Brief Answer:
Yes,

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Yes, its available in most of the medical stores.

regards,
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Follow-up: Suggest acne reducing ointments? 28 hours later
is melalite good for acne scars.when I should apply it
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 3 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Its for improving the complexion

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Melalite is to improve the complexion, to get fairer skin. It may not be helpful for scars.

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Follow-up: Suggest acne reducing ointments? 15 hours later
suggest any ointment to reduce acne scars
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Adapalene will serve the purpose

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Adapalene is a retinoid which helps in regeneration of the skin cells and remove scars.

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Follow-up: Suggest acne reducing ointments? 6 days later
I should apply adaplene just before going to bed or I can apply it before at time 8 or so.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 2 hours later
Brief Answer:
Before bed is good

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Apply it just before going to bed.

Regards,
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Follow-up: Suggest acne reducing ointments? 20 hours later
acne scars are not going with adapalene
 
 
Answered by Dr. Raju A.T 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
3 months

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

It takes a minimum of three month application of the ointment to see some response.

regards,
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