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Topical antibiotic

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
34 years experience in Cosmetic Dentistry
Topical antibiotic: A topical antibiotic is a gel or paste used to prevent infections on the skin. They are often applied to scrapes, cuts, and insect bites. Any mildly ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Grossman
43 years experience in Endodontics
Yes: Topical antibiotic is safe to use on external skin. The penis is external, as long as you do not let the topican enter the internal mucous membrane.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Burns
36 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Wouldn't: Recommend antibiotic for perspiration and body odor. Just use a reputable antiperspirant.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Turner
19 years experience in Dermatology
Short term use OK.: Depending on the topical antibiotic, there can bee good effects on acne as one of the causatives for acne is p. Acnes bacteria species. Topical Clinda ... Read More
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Dr. Amit Bhavsar
20 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: If this is really a pilonidal cyst, it needs to be incised and drained and washed out. There are foreign objects inside the cyst (usually ingrown hai ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Catherine Shaw
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Mosquito bites nasty: Do you mean bites still itch after 3weeks? That's a long time. Do you scratch them? That will prolong healing. Don't scratch and try something soothin ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Maybe: You need to protect raw skin from the sun, use a good sunscreen.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Slawek
53 years experience in Radiology
Dermatologist : you should not treat it but see a dermatologist.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Likes
17 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Likely not: This is probably highly unlikely.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
Yes: But Bacitracin has not been shown to be of any value on any kind of wound. In experimental studies, those using vaseline or aquaphor healed the same o ... Read More

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