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Who should use salicylic acid?

Salicylic acid, found in creams, gels and other skin preparations, is used by adults, adolescents and sometimes children to treat skin conditions. People with acne often use salicylic acid treatments. If you have psoriasis, warts, dandruff or similar conditions, you may consider using salicylic acid products.

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