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polysporin allergy drugs

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Throw away the polysporin. It is useless and often causes allergic reactions. Begin with a definition of whatever you have. The most reliable route to ... Read More

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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Apply sparingly: too much topical antibiotic csn casuse a skin reaction: only use a thin film applied with a Q-tip
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Neosponrin allergy: That is three different items sold for topical use or eye or ear use. Your doctor has substitures if you need them for these areas.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
51 years experience Orthodontics
If your Piercing has: become infected, you want to take it out and see a doctor, hospital ED, or walk in clinic to have the infection treated. Allow the piercing to close ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): No. It is an antibiotic ointment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Neosporin xpolyspori: There is a difference, neosporin is one antibiotic ointment. Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) is antibiotic but, is a mixture of few antibiotic p ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Wash: Rinse off with tap water. Then throw away the polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) is useless and may cause al ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin): The outdated polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) will not hurt you and will be fine to use. Many expiration dates are not scientifically valid. Thin ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Pouls
Specializes in Family Medicine
Tdap Booster: I would agree that you should continue to apply antibiotic ointment, and keep the puncture wound clean. IF an infection were to occur, you would begin ... Read More
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