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Can you use bacitracin on the vagina

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
Dermatology 42 years experience
Safe: It is safe to topically apply topical Bacitracin ointment on folliculitis near the vagina. Since hair follicles may be deep, the medication may not a... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Burn: You may Develop a first degree burn from very hit water. Unless you're allergic to the ingredients, you can apply Bacitracin zinc ointment or cream, ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
No and no: I'm sorry you got a burn. You'd do well to turn the water temperature down in your shower, but the heat exposure isn't going to give yo... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Below: It would be better to get an exam and find the etiology of the problem It is safe to put bacitracin topically, but doubt it will be effective.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
Internal Medicine 42 years experience
no: That will cause the mucosal membrane to get drier. See your gynecologist since you are needing treatment and household items should be kept out of yo... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
Obstetrics and Gynecology 48 years experience
Yes and yes : You are “at risk” ; do check your pregnancy test as soon as you can and if negative and if you do not want to get pregnant, ask a caring and knowledge... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 10 years experience
Pain with urination : More information is needed -see a doctor in person. Sounds like a possible bladder infection, STD, vaginosis. or yeast infection. There are several o... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
Dr. Brittany Chananswered
Pediatrics 11 years experience
May be infection: Infection, particularly bacterial vaginosis, is the most common cause of foul-smelling vaginal discharge. Normal discharge is clear or white, and may ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Self-cleaning: Your vagina doesn't need much in the way of cleaning, it's designed to table care of itself. Water, a soft washcloth, & maybe some gentle soap is all ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lactobacilli: Lactobacilli are the bacteria found in a health vagina. They cause the pH of the vagina to be around 3.0 to 4.5, i.e., cause it to be on the acidic s... Read More
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