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I had a pimple on my face that i didnt pop and it just turned into a scab. it became infected. should i put betadine followed by neosporin?

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Neosporin is fine: I would just use the neosporin for 3 or 4 days. If the infected area is not improving or is worsening despite the neosporin, then you will need to be seen by a physician for potentially an oral antibiotic.

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