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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pamela Huerter
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Sometimes: There are different degrees of infection. If the wound shows a little redness at the periphery you should be able to treat it with a topical antibioti ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A superficial: wound involves the skin and adjacent subcutaneous tissues. A deep wound involves underlying fascia, muscles, or other deeper structures.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: The cream has neosporin that is known to cause contact allergies.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Possible: yes: But, as a physician can not advise you to use it as fda has determined that it may longer be effective after the expiry date.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
44 years experience Endodontics
No: You are dealing with an area of inflamation, not infection.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Surgical incisions: It is not necessary to apply antibiotic creams to a surgical incision that is healing well and without signs of infection. Dressing changes as advise ... Read More
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Dr. Amit Bhavsar
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If this is really a pilonidal cyst, it needs to be incised and drained and washed out. There are foreign objects inside the cyst (usually ingrown hai ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
30 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
See an allergist: People refer to a lot of things as allergy, even though they may not be. Discussion with an allergist will help determine whether the reaction was tru ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Question unclear: Using antibiotic cream on what? And under what circumstances? Clarify and rephrase the question. Thanks.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
37 years experience Breast Surgery
If it was prescribed: I would think you could assume it was safe.

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