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mupirocin ointment eczema

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mamina Turegano
Specializes in Dermatology
If open wounds: Hand eczema responds best to topical anti-inflammatory or steroid creams/ointments. Mupirocin is an antibacterial ointment that is usually reserved ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
12 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Infected Eczema Only: Mupirocin ointment is a antibacterial preparation that can be helpful for eczema that has become infected but is not the proper treatment for maintena ... Read More
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A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
25 years experience Pediatrics
If around others: If she is around other children or siblings then covering it would be a good idea to prevent spread to others. If not around others then there isn't a ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Froude
53 years experience Infectious Disease
? infection: Mupirocin is as you know an antibiotic ointment. Like oral antibiotics you should use sparingly for infection of your skin to avoid selecting resistan ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
28 years experience Family Medicine
Shouldn't be: There is no such thing as "weepy baby eczema.". That sounds like impetigo, which is a bacterial infection of the skin caused by staph or strep. The cl ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Side effects: One of the side effects of Mupirocin is redness of the skin. Stop using it and consult your foctor.
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A female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
28 years experience Dermatology
Weeping skin: Both eczema and impetigo can weep. Unfortunately they can also go together. Impetigo should have improved at least somewhat with Mupirocin cream. For ... Read More
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A -1-year-old female asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Eczema treatment: If eczema is infected, it is often necessary to take oral antibiotics to help clear the exacerbation.
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Josa
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very frustrating: It's very hard to keep a baby or anyone else for that matter from continually scratching. Try socks on the hands during sleep but they usually come o ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
No: Do not use any meds that are not specifically designed for use in the eye.
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