Skip to content
Acne Chemical Peel - Longterm Damage?
Jpoznan0587 posted:
I am 25 years old and suffer from minimal acne and HUGE clogged pores. I am currently under Derm. care and after seeing about 10 different derms in the past 5 years, this one has provided the best care I have gotten thus far. I am currently using a face wash thats salicylic face wash thats 2% salicylic acid, Im using the generic version of duac gel in the am and retina at night and am taking 100mg of doxycycline hyclate twice a day.

She provides a chemical acne peel and I have gotten it once and really like the way it made my acne virtually disappear. The peel is 5% sulfur, 10% beta naphthol and 10% green soap. The derm. suggested I get this once a month and while it really helped my acne, I am not sure if its a money scam to get it once a month and I have a few questions regarding this peel: 1) Are there any long-term effects of getting this peel once a month? 2) It did NOTHING for my clogged pores, any suggestions as to why and if there is ulterior procedures for clogged pores? 3) Microderma abrasion--Ive never gotten this done before but have heard it does wonders on pores..I would like any thoughts/advice on Microderma abrasion and hydropflux trmt. 3) If the pores arent clogged pores but clogged hair follicles, how could I tell the difference and what treamtns are recommended for clogged hair follicles???


Featuring Experts

Mohiba K Tareen, MD is a board certified dermatologist who has an innovative practice in Roseville, Minnesota. Tareen Dermatology ( www.TareenDermato...More

Helpful Tips

Treatment for StingsExpert
Keep a container of meat tenderizer by the kitchen sink. If someone gets stung, make a quick paste by putting some of the meat tenderizer ... More
Was this Helpful?
5 of 7 found this helpful

Related Drug Reviews

  • Drug Name User Reviews

Report Problems With Your Medications to the FDA

FDAYou are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.