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A 25-year-old male asked:

Is it safe to use cetaphil moisturizing lotion on the face? i have a rash near my mouth and it is causing flaky skin

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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
Cetaphil good!!!: Cetaphil will HELP your face. Throw away the polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). Like neosporin, bacitracin, and triple antibiotic, it is a common sensitizer, often causing just what you describe. Since none of these seem to be of any use, there is no reason to ever use any of them.
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