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neomycin bacitracin and polymyxin b adverse effects

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Dr. Daniel Coden
36 years experience Ophthalmology
It wont help or hurt: "styes" is a layman's term for blocked oil glands in the eyelid. Most all will resolve completely with time and warm compresses. If they do not resolv ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Alexander
61 years experience Rheumatology
Otitis ; Tripple ABX: No, i wouldn't use this in an ear, especially if there is any irritation causing any break in the skin. Use cortisporin otic or anything that can be u ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
It's OK, but...: There are better topical antibiotics than polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) to use on cystic acne. I'm glad for you that it has worked initially. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
15 years experience Emergency Medicine
2-3 times: 2-3 times a day would be the recommended dose.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Lelvowitz
26 years experience Internal Medicine
See below: Usually yes or bactroban (mupirocin) ointment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Yees.: Yes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
47 years experience Anti-Aging Medicine
Moist warm compress: 24 y/o female asks if bacitracin zinc and polymyxin b sulfate ophthalmic ointment work for eye stye? Not recommended. The best management/ treatment f ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No difference: The same 3 agents are available under the same names.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Many: There are numerous bacterial species which are sensitive to these antibiotics.

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