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Dark cheeks after using Gilntra gel. Safe to continue gel?

Hi 18 years old taking treatment for acne and dark spot.....i used gilntra gel(day) and benzoyl peroxide bp(night)....and an acnestar soap after 8 days i find rashes and the place totally become dark and scar cheeks side become black and rough....doc suggested me to continue the gel for one month after that they will peel on my peel set cost 300rs after peeling the black rough parts are totally disappear like that doc suggest me...but my fear is it will become like permenent scar on my pls suggest me its safe to continue the gel.......because now itself i cant go out it look like black rough wound all over my help me...
Asked On : Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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Glintra gel contains clindamycin + allantoin + nicotinamide. None of these components cause roughness or dark skin.
Benzoyl peroxide gel and the acnestar soap may make the skin rough and dry. So glintra gel can be continued without any fear.
In winters generally our skin get dry. You must discuss with your treating doctor about the simultaneous use of acnestar soap and benzoyl peroxide gel. Also ask about the frequency of using the soap.
Dr. Ajit Singh Kulhari
MD - Skin & VD
Answered: Sun, 18 Nov 2012
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