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medicine for neosporin ointment allergy

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
Neosporin reaction: The term "allergy" refers to an itchy inflammation that occurs with the use of Neosporin. The actual ingredient inducing this response is neomycin, wh ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
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Yes: Trying to prevent secondary infections is always good idea.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Depends: The most common cause of phimosis is recurrent infection/inflammation and this is usually fungal in this area. I find best results with combined anti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Not really.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Triple antibiotic: Neosporin may be available in asia, it really doesn't matter. Just look for a topical ointment that contains all three ingredients found in neosporin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: For minor lacerations it is fine to use.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Gels & ointments: Gels are ideal for areas that a person would find embarrassing to put a noticeable ointment because of their quick absorption. Ointments have staying ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Toothpaste: The answer is no.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Shampoo: Wash your hair with normal shampoo.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
You can: You can but vaseline would help just as much.
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