A 24-year-old male asked:
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Neosporin for large wounds that formed puss?

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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Alternative: The basic principle for wounds with infection/pus is to avoid oily occlusive products. Neosporin is oil based. Some alternate wound products are saline moist gauze, alginate, betadine. Ok to check in with minor er, your doc or wound care center.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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You syou should: You should see dermatologist to find out exact cause of these lesions. You also might make yourself allergic to neosporin.
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Likely a: Bartholin's cyst. These need to be drained, have a drain placed and treated with antibiotics. See your doctor. All the best.

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