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Pimples, dark spots, clindamycn and nicotinamide gel

HI, My name is Jyothi, I am 26 year old..i am suffering from pimple from my college time....i.e almost a 6 year by now ...but now my pimples/ acne are reduced but still i get one or two pimples always..and it take preety long time to go i.e almost a month n sometime more..which irritates me a lot. and after it goes it leave dark spots on my face ...which is very embrassing as i am working as a software engineer...I recently starting using medidcation and doctor gave me clindamycn and nicotinamide gel. Please suggest if this cream will work or i should go for other treatment .
Asked On : Thu, 12 Apr 2012
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I understand your concern.
The medication prescribed by your doctor are apt for your condition.
In addition you can use a face wash with either benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid( twice a day), which will be helpful too.
Do not wash your face with face wash too frequently, else will lead on to irritation.You can wash with plain water.Be gentle to your skin and instead of rubbing pat it dry.
Eat a fruit daily and drink good amount of water to keep your skin hydrated.

Take Care
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