What are sulfur supplements?

Sulfur is a supplement available in a variety of topical forms. It is used to treat a variety of skin problems, primarily acne. Sulfur causes the skin to dry and peel, which allows extra dirt and oil to be removed. It can be found in soap, ointments, shampoos, lotions, creams, gels and liquids. It can be found in over-the-counter medications or may be prescribed for certain conditions, such as scabies or seborrheic dermatitis. It is available as a generic, as well as under a variety of brand names.

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