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A 48-year-old member asked:

Is it ok to use vaseline and/or neosporin cream (neomycin and polymyxin b) to help treat my skin?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Powlin Manuel
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Yes you can!: It is ok to use vaseline to keep the skin moisturized and healthy. However, neosporin is used only if there is evidence of infection. Frequent use of neosporin can lead to development of allergy.
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