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CAN MUPIROCIN BE USED FOR FOLICULITIS

A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
16 years experience Dermatology
No: I find that scalp folliculitis is treated best with a topical prescription antibiotic such as Clindamycin solution. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic is n ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cheryl Levin
16 years experience Dermatology
No: I find that scalp folliculitis is treated best with a topical prescription antibiotic such as Clindamycin solution. Sometimes, an oral antibiotic is n ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Folliculitis: Folliculitis often is not due entirely (or even mostly) to infection. Antibiotics usually help, but often they don't clear it up entirely. If you are ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Are you saying the soreness is due to a skin rash? If that is the case and the current meds are not helping then see a dermatologist. One cannot comme ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Fisher
34 years experience Neurology
Ask your doctor: The doctor who prescribed these meds is properly the one to ask. In fact, he/she may be highly annoyed with you upon finding out that you asked a lot ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin Infections.: It is a topical antibiotic used to treat skin infections.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Bactroban (mupirocin): "Bactroban Nasal has been approved as an intranasally administered topical agent for the eradication of nasal colonization with methicillin-resistant ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
29 years experience Dermatology
No it is pre-: scription only and not the same as topical antibiotics ointment OTC
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Bactroban (mupirocin) Cream: If your skin infection does not improve within 3-5 days of using bactroban, (mupirocin) or it becomes worse, notify your doctor. Prolonged use of bact ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dimitri Novitzky
52 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Hidradinatis suppurativa: You may be suffering from hidradinitis suppurativa. Hidradinitis is an acne-related condition that occurs in the underarms, groin and perineum. Laser ... Read More
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