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Old 05-30-2003, 03:14 PM   #1
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Cool over the counter medications?

I have bad acne. My first dermatologist appointment is not until the end of August! So I was wondering what over the counter medications have worked for you? Thanks!


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Old 05-30-2003, 04:29 PM   #2
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Are you serious? the end of August. Why is it so far away? Well if your acne is bad then i doubt any over the counter products will work. The best i can think of is benzoyl peroxide. However, i really think that you should see the dermatologist sooner though since you want to avoid scarring at all costs. The sooner the better.

Old 05-30-2003, 06:30 PM   #3
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Try acnomel.

Old 05-31-2003, 10:35 AM   #4
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The dermatologist I am going to see is one of the best in my area and he is the only one who takes my insurance. Thanks to those who replied!

Old 08-04-2003, 11:53 PM   #5
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Originally posted by bk13:
Try acnomel.
I wanted to buy this, but I have no idea if it will work, or is just another product for me to waste money and time on. Also i'm somewhat allergic to sulfur, and the cream contains 8% sulur. But I think I can use it still.

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