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Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: For minor lacerations it is fine to use.

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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Protects: It only protects against infections during the healing process, which is natural.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Neosporin is an effective antibiotic and if there is concern that a bug bite might be infected, then that is a reasonable choice. Few bugbites are in ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marie Trenga
35 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It is okay as long as the child is old enough not to mouth the area.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Coville
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Find the right ones: It may seem like a simple answer but using products that don't cause an allergic reaction is the way to go. I recommend a specific line of products th ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
No: No. Unless you have problem with fragrances, like allergy.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Natural products: can lower the probability of illness but are no guarantee against health problems. Please think holistically. Look at your lifestyle. Do you exerci ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Avoid perfume: A new product line which is allergy friendly is becca. Other possible hypoallergenic products include neutrogena.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Options: primrose oil, gold bond salve
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sheila Calderon
40 years experience Internal Medicine
No: It is a prescription for infected burns. You need to see a physician in order to reduce the chance of scarring if you have a second or third degree b ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saif Fatteh
9 years experience Pediatric Dermatology
A certain percentage: A certain percentage of topical ointments will enter the body. The % depends on the ointment and the person and the location on the person.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Prevent tanning: The only natural way to lighten skin is to avoid sun exposure. The down side is that people who avoid sun exposure will lack enough vitamin d, so have ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience Emergency Medicine
Concentration issue: You may have more delicate skin and require a lower percentage of active ingredient (w/b.P.). The salicylic acid is usually used to remove dead skin ( ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Anesthetics: Some anesthetics do not cross react and can be safe to use, a topical application may not cause an allergy if you had reacted to an injection in the p ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Controversial: Many anecdotal reports of successful use of vaseline as moisturizer (sounds plausible since ointments moisturize better than creams or lotions or gels ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Whitman
44 years experience Ophthalmology
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine): Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) if it is recent.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Green makeup: To tone down the rednesss it is useful to use a green base or concealer.
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Prescription: I recommend a prescription product for reasons of quality and safety!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
42 years experience Dermatology
Lighten: Hydroquinone is the main drug used in cream to lighten skin.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Vancomycin: "red nan syndrome" is rather a side effect not a true allergy, can be avoided by slower infusion rate of the drug, if you you are allergic to neospor ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Fragrance: Fragrance is a frequent sensitized. There is also controversy re parabens if they increase the risk of cancer formation. Parabens are found in high le ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Hmm...: This is way to complex... you should see a Doctor that can examine you
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Lots of choices.: There are literally hundreds of benzoyl peroxide products, and at least have of them are cleansers. Panoxyl, topix, clean & clear, neutrogena...The li ... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Effect temporay: Noy good in the long run. A vascular surgeon will help yoy id support stockings do not.
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