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mupirocin ointment herpes

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
This would only: help a secondary bacterial infection, not he virus that causes herpes. Acyclovir creme is more efffective.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
If it works: the infection should improve in about 3-5 days. Go back to see her if there has been no response. If the lesions are itchy, they are unlikely to be fr ... 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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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Short term use: I generally recommend Mupirocin for mild, superficial infections that don't warrant the use of systemic antibiotics. I will also use it in the nostri ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Although: OINTMENTS as a "VEHICLE" (carrying agent" are more resistant to the effects of water they can be washed off. I would "time" your showers at the end of ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Friedman
41 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotic: Mupirocin is a prescription topical antibiotic.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Mupirocin Ointment: Mupirocin ointment is a prescription antibacterial medicine that is sold under the bactroban (mupirocin) brand name. This medication stops the product ... Read More
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