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Dr. Thomas Riney
37 years experience Pediatrics
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Betadine effective: Betadine is a skin disinfectant that is commonly used in surgery. It works well and only occasionally causes skin allergies or reactions.
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Good for cleansing: I am not sure that mercurochrome has ever been shown to be beneficial to healing despite it's widespread use. While betadine is outstanding for cleani ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Hecht
44 years experience Podiatry
Foot fungus: Betadine is an iodine compound used mostly for cleansing wounds and skin areas. There are specific medications available for treatment of fungal skin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Hoffmann
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually yes: Diluted betadine solution is usually safe on a wound. It is commonly used as a disinfectant in surgery.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
I do all the time: This agent has a lot of dependible benefits.I do make an effort to remove all the residual betadine from the skin after the wound is cleaned or stitch ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Daily betadine douching can disrupt the normal vaginal environment. It is not for regular use. If you have a problem that is troublesome you should be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
25 years experience Endocrinology
Topical Betadine: Betadine is the brand name for several topical preparations (scrub, spray, swabs, pads, etc) with 5-10% povidone-iodine, a strong antiseptic, used to ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Yes. Betadine is iodine.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Unless there is an iodine allergy. Betadine works on the surface only.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
OK: Do not worry
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