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soframycin antiseptic cream

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Topical antibiotics: Soframycin is a neomycin (an aminoglycoside antibiotic), specifically neomycin B. It can be used a couple of times a day, but if this isn't proving ef ... Read More
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience Dermatology
Never: Neomycin does not treat or prevent any infection. A few years ago it was "honored" as "allergen of the year" because it caused so many allergic react ... Read More

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Won't help: soframycin is an antibacterial cream, will not work with yeast infection. You want to use antifungal cream as miconazole, ask your pharmacist about it ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Not a cure: Soframycin is an antibiotic cream not an antifungal cream. It will not help cure the injury. It is not necessary to use an antibiotic cream on this ty ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mohammed Karim
28 years experience Internal Medicine
No: An antiseptic cream such as savlon when used in superficial cut or injury will reduce or prevent an infection. Neosporin treat an infection.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Guzik
23 years experience Family Medicine
Skin care: Most superficial skin cuts will heal with time . Keep the area clean and dry. Avoid a lot of skin care products , antiseptics are ok. Keep the area c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Get cracking: Yes. I would also try soaking your foot in a weak vinegar solution.( 1 -2 teaspoons to a half gallon of water.) Stop the antiseptic for now.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colin Kerr
43 years experience Family Medicine
Chemical burn: For healing, the antiseptic cream is not the most important element. More important are thorough initial rinsing and cleansing of the wound; then appl ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
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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 .
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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