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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Different idea: I think that you would be better of applying zinc oxide every time after you use the toilet. No sex until the area has healed
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Healing: No. They may prevent infection. But they do nothing to cause nature to change the way it heals a wound in your body.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tdap Booster: I would agree that you should continue to apply antibiotic ointment, and keep the puncture wound clean. IF an infection were to occur, you would begin ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
16 years experience in Pharmacology
Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): That would be perfectly fine. There are no known problems with this, and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) and neosporin are not penicillins.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
No: Use vaseline or Aquaphor
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Laceration: Yes, but washing thoroughly. Is the most effective way to prevent infection.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
40 years experience in Dermatology
Zinc oxide: I would put this cream on the affected areas every time you finish going to the bathroom. In addition apply it right before bedtime. No sex until they ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Wound: Yes, you can. The signs of infection - pain, drainage, usually milky white, green or yellow, swelling which is worsening, redness which is worsening o ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Cuts and Scrapes: Antibiotics are used for infections. These products you mention are safe in pregnancy, but are they necessary for just simple cuts and scrapes? Prob ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes, of course...: ...the body defends itself against infections in cuts, without antibiotics. Antibiotics have only been available for 75-80 years, but through the ages ... Read More
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