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Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Either: Either works well.

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
No.: If you mean overdose from polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) no. Use it as often as necessary. It sounds like the burn is minor, and will heal qu ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
NO!!!!!: Bacitracin does not prevent infections. Bacitracin is a common sensitizer. It is one of the most common causes of allergic reactions. Usually the reac ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
They aren't bad: you'll want to watch carefully for signs of infection, there are a lot of germs in that area. gauze covering it is probably one of the most important ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Samuel Lee
31 years experience Urology
Pressure dressing: need to put pressure to stop from bleeding. Would suggest seeing a urologist to see if suture needed.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Keep out of sun: A mild burn like this should heal without issues. However, you should keep the skin moisurized and protected from all sunlight for the next few weeks. ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Burn injuries are very misleading. Your tetanus status should be current. See a podiatrist. The polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) is not enough.. ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
General rules: The medications in lotions or ointments that you apply to your skin are not absorbed into the blood to a level that would effect the breast milk. As l ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
BACITRACIN OINTMENT: No. Bacitracin ointment is over-the-counter.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bacitracin: Bacitracin is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out).

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