The time for improvement depends upon the product being used, but in almost all cases it is more a matter of weeks or months instead of days.

Most dermatologists would recommend the use of a medication or combination of medications daily for 4 to 8 weeks before they would change the treatment.

It is very important for patients to be aware of this time frame so they do not become discouraged and discontinue their medications.

Conversely, if you see no change whatsoever, you might want to check with your dermatologist regarding the need to change treatments.

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