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does neosporin help yeast infections

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derek Farley
24 years experience Urgent Care
Its ok, but: Probably won't help, unless there is an overlying bacterial infection. Are you using this for vaginitis? If so, don't. Just go see your doctor. Co ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Occlusion: Neosporin has antibacterial and no antifungal activity which can alter your skin / mucous membrane normal flora. Normal flora competes for space, foo ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Feyisayo Adeyina
25 years experience Family Medicine
No: Topical neosporin should not be used in your mouth. There is treatment for the yeast infection which would heal the cuts. neosporin is unlikely to be ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Staph: No. But it promotes staph infections since most staph now are resistant to neosporin and this product should be thrown away and never used again.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
54 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Labial infection?: Prior to using anything for a presumed infection, see your gyn provider for an exam and culture. The "small bleeding cut" may not be a simple abrasio ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Neosporin: Allergic reactions: Polymyxin B - neomycin compound may cause the area being treated to become more sensitive. If you experience itching, dry skin, re ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
NEITHER!: You should be receiving SPECIFIC anti-yeast medication vaginally prescribed by your GYNECOLOGIST if OTC preparations are not working! Neosporin is fo ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
45 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Cuts: Make sure your yeast infection is treated. A barrier cream may help. Short nails and don't touch. Zinc Oxide...all the best!
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yeast fissures: Yeast itself can result in superficial fissures ("cuts"), which can start with trauma from scratching. But the problem is the yeast itself, not an inf ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yeast infection: Hydrocortisone cream might help a bit, but neosporin won't, if it is truly yeast infection, you can try clotrimazole topical OTC , if it doesn't calm ... Read More

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