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savlon antiseptic cream for circumcision wound

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kanan Modi
41 years experience Pediatrics
No: As you will use the cream there is no development of a resistance .

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Main component of savlon is cetrimide which is an antiseptic. On the other hand neosporin is an antibiotic which is effective against infection. Savl ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Impetigo: Surface antiseptic and OTC antibiotic cream would help, but if no improvement in few days, you need to see your doctor, you may need a systemic antibi ... Read More
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No: Just keep it clean and dry. If you doctor wanted you on antibiotics they would prescribe pills for you. If they did make sure you take the entire cour ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
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Just keep clean...: Some degree of pain, redness, and "swelling" at incision are expected, worst for 1-2 days, and get better day by day afterwards. As long as it moves i ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Lullove
18 years experience Podiatry
Antiseptics....: Only keep wounds clean. They are not designed to granulate tissue. The use of savlon (which contains cetrimide and chlorhexidine) will destroy activ ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chappell
28 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on how deep : Of course I am assuming the offending material has been well washed off. Redness, like a sunburn, can often be treated with a mild steroid. Blistering ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Savlon: Savlon is an anti-microbial cream containing 2 different chemicals. It may be used on common topical wounds. If your boil does not improve in 2-3 days ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
Specializes in General Practice
?fusidin: Try fusidin cream or bactoban for now. Access via the telephone or a virtual platform - here on discovery. You will need a script for an antibiotic it ... Read More
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