Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

should you apply neosporin ointment to a blister

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dave Burns
A Verified Doctor answered
A US doctor answered Learn more
Yes: Trying to prevent secondary infections is always good idea.

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month
A member asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: Blister is a way for the body to heal the underlying area. Better to determine why the blister occurred and prevent the irritating cause. Popping a bl ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Triple antibiotic: Neosporin may be available in asia, it really doesn't matter. Just look for a topical ointment that contains all three ingredients found in neosporin ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: For minor lacerations it is fine to use.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
You can: You can but vaseline would help just as much.
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Okay: It would help in preventing infection of the raw area.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Keuer
Specializes in Dermatology
Neosporin reaction: The term "allergy" refers to an itchy inflammation that occurs with the use of Neosporin. The actual ingredient inducing this response is neomycin, wh ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
28 years experience Urology
Depends: The most common cause of phimosis is recurrent infection/inflammation and this is usually fungal in this area. I find best results with combined anti ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hashim Alani
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Not really.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan McIntosh
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neosporin: Neosporin ointment is petrolatum based and quite oily. Long term use on the skin is probably unwise and could exacerbate acne. Rather, a cleanser tha ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
24/7 visits
$15 per month