11 Questions You Should Ask Your Dermatologist
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Are the products I'm using at home okay to use along with the products and/or procedures that you gave me?Basically, you want to make sure that your at-home regimen and the products and/or procedures that your derm give you work together -- not against each other. So, if your dermatologist has given you topical and/or oral medication, or if you have been given a procedure, make sure you let him/her know what you're using at home. For example, some acne treatments make your skin extra sensitive to the sun, so you want to make sure you're using sunscreen along with it. Or if you received something like microdermabrasion at the your derm's office, then you want to make sure to not be using an exfoliating face wash at home too soon after -- since you would be over-exfoliating your skin.
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