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Can you use bacitracin on vagina

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience in Internal Medicine
Folliculitis: Yes.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
40 years experience in Dermatology
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 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
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
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
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 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Try: Cleansing & drying the area, apply antifungal+ steroid cream lightly 1-2 times daily for 4-6 days and see. If not improved as expected, see D ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience in Family Medicine
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.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
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 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brittany Chan
9 years experience in Pediatrics
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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience in Family Medicine
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 48-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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