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should i use bactroban (mupirocin) cream or bactroban (mupirocin) ointment be used to treat staph?

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Dr. Jay Bradley
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) ointment is an excellent topical medication to treat staphylococcal infections. Use it as recommended by your doctor.
Answered on Feb 19, 2020

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