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Acne, black spots. Using clindamycin gel, panderm. Acne treatment?

helo sir i am i m suffering from acnes and black marks . 3 months back i used erytop clindamycin gel that time my face was clear normaly. And my friend told that use panderm+ cream for rid acnes, black marks and to britness. So i using panderm+ since 25 days but this period more acnes pimples ocurd. . Plz help me how to get my original skin back . .
Asked On : Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hi Rajesh,
Self medication at times can be harmful! Using panderm plus cream for acne and marks was a big mistake on your part. It has aggravated your acne problem. So kindly stop using it. Now as your acne has flared, you might need a course of oral as well as topical anti acne medicines. Once your acne subsides with therapy, you can apply topical medicines specifically meant to reduce pigmentation. You can also take Glycolic or salicylic acid peels to reduce acne flares as well pigmentation spots. You need to consult a dermatologist to get your skin analysed for starting a proper treatment schedule. Take care
Answered: Fri, 23 Nov 2012
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Dermatologist Dr. Sudarshan's  Response
Thanks for writing in.

The condition you are suffering is acne vulgaris.
It occurs due to hormonal imbalance.

Panderm plus contains steroids and is very dangerous.Please do not apply it on face or you will have permanent damage.It can cause scarring on face .

You can use brevoxyl cream twice daily.

I encourage you to visit a qualified dermatologist for proper prescription medications.

hope this helps.


Dr Sudarshan
MD dermatologist
Answered: Sat, 24 Nov 2012
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