A 43-year-old member asked:
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can i use gentamicin sulfate cream on my foot if i had foot surgery?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: It is a topical antibiotic.
Answered on Nov 15, 2012
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Maybe...: Check with your surgeon to see if this is a good idea.
Answered on Dec 19, 2013
Dr. Thomas Inwood
34 years experience Podiatry
Cream: That depends on what sort of surgery you had. You managed to omit that. Always check with your surgeon first . Always.
Answered on Dec 19, 2013

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