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    Can Hydroquinone be used along with Kojic acid soap for pimples?

Hey, I am getting married in july and I keep getting pimples that leave marks..my doctor gave me hydroquinone to sue for the scars but it just seems to be giving me more pimples where I use it..I also got this papaya kojic acid soap..Can i use hydroquinone and the soap together?
Mon, 1 Dec 2014
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Hello,

Welcome to healthcare magic.

You could use 2 % kojic acid gel over the pimple marks.

Hydorquinone also helps but you can stop it if it is worsening your problem.

Soaps will not affect much.

You could also get glycolic acid peels done by your dermatologist.

Hope this helps you.

Take care.
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