Some Acne Products May Cause Dangerous Side Effects

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( — November 5, 2018) Wilmington, DE — Acne products are widely available in the market today. While they are generally perceived to be helpful, it is worth mentioning that some are not at all safe and effective to use.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recently released a warning. This warning reveals that some products with benzoyl peroxide or salicylic acid can produce rare but severe and potentially fatal allergic reactions or serious irritation.

Over-the-counter acne treatments have long been found to help keep the skin clear and free from blemishes and pimples. Unfortunately, some of these gels and lotions could cause some dangerous reactions, which may end up being potentially life-threatening.

The FDA reports that severe allergy symptoms may occur, and they may come in the form of shortness of breath, throat tightness, wheezing, low blood pressure, fainting, and collapse.

It has further been found that around 42 percent of individuals experience the reactions within minutes to 24 hours of the use of the products. While no deaths have been reported, 44 percent of them had serious reactions that needed hospitalization. 

According to Carol Slover, MD., the two above-mentioned blemish-fighters also can also irritate the skin, causing side effects like redness, itching, burning, dryness, peeling and slight swelling.

It is essential to choose the right acne-fighting remedies, and this means the ones that are safe and effective to use.

Some therapeutic plants like aloe vera have been found beneficial in fighting acne. This medicinal plant has a long history of use, especially in treating the skin and improving its health.

It is worth mentioning that aloe vera is loaded with a variety of vitamins and minerals, and even antioxidant properties.

Studies have shown that antioxidant properties have the ability to encourage the growth of healthy, new skin cells. What makes it even more beneficial is that it speeds up the healing process of blemishes, which provides the skin with flawless, smooth look.

Those who suffer from eczema may even benefit from the use of aloe vera. It also has preventive benefits against acne due to its anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties.

Aloe vera gel may be obtained from the plant itself, but there are products like DermaSafe Stretch Mark and Scar Cream that is loaded with aloe vera’s healing goodness.

While this cream is specifically crafted to diminish scars and stretch marks, it also has high levels of aloe vera’s therapeutic agents.

DermaSafe Stretch Mark and Scar Cream is a superior moisturizer, and may even aid in reducing the appearance of acne scars. Since it is aloe-vera-based, it could deliver the acne-fighting benefits of the plant.


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