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mupirocin ointment for burns

A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can examine: After first-degree superficial burns, twice a day moisturizing cream helps. Such patients may find that over-the-counter hydrocortisone cream twice a ... Read More
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A 14-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Mckenna
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Either one: Either of these should be fine. Just be sure to clean the area daily with a mild soap and water.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Listen: Acne is ALWAYS managable if the physician knows what he/she is doing. You're an adult and acne is a major personal and professional liability. If topi ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Exam advised: I believe that this ulcerated nasal lesion should be evaluated by a physician or Otolaryngologist. Should infection be present, it should be promptly ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Fixed drug eruption?: Sorry to hear of this problem, but glad you're seeing a dermatologist. S/he is the best person to further evaluate the problem. Your question about al ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotic: Mupirocin is a prescription topical antibiotic for the treatment of superficial cutaneous infections.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
51 years experience Dermatology
See below: Bacterial infection of the skin.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
If Infected: If there are clinical signs of a superficial skin infection after a piercing, topical Mupirocin may be used. If the infection is deep, systemic antib ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Skin Infections.: It is a topical antibiotic used to treat skin infections.
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