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should you apply neosporin ointment to a blister
A 45-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Trying to prevent secondary infections is always good idea.
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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:
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:
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: For minor lacerations it is fine to use.
A 22-year-old female asked:
43 years experience Dermatology
You can: You can but vaseline would help just as much.
A female asked:
49 years experience Pathology
Okay: It would help in preventing infection of the raw area.
A 33-year-old male asked:
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:
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
A 39-year-old member asked:
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
No: Not really.
A 32-year-old member asked:
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
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