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can you put neosporin on a rug burn

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bandaid: You can keep,your rug burn covered if you wish

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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Use hydrocortisone: Some brands of neosporin are oil based and are likely to keep bacteria trapped in this sensitive area. Use over the counter Hydrocortisone on the skin ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
No moist: Abrasions will not heal well in moist environments. Topical antibiotics can help prevent infection, but generally keeping the area well ventilated, a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rug burn: Keep using the neosporin
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
13 years experience Preventive Medicine
Either one: Either of these should be fine. Just be sure to clean the area daily with a mild soap and water.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Breaux
38 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Yes: A mainstay of burn treatment is application of antimicrobial ointment (e.g., neosporin, polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, triple-anti ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corinne Kauderer
35 years experience Wound care
Burns: Whenever we burn our skin we cause an inflammatory response. If the skin remains red for a time period, it may become darker due to pigmentation chang ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Tyson
38 years experience Pain Management
Yes: That should be fine for smaller second degree burns.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
On the skin: You may apply Neosporin ointment on the skin.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Risk for infection: The blister prevents the body from getting infected as well as covering nerve endings so you will likely feel more uncomfortable if the blister is pop ... Read More
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