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my son had a big scrape on his leg & he used neosporin but it turned out that he's allergic to neosporin. now it's all red like goose bumps ?

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Dr. William Coutts ii
25 years experience Family Medicine
Aloe or coconut oil: Use Aloe gel or coconut oil as an antiseptic on his scrape.
Answered on Jan 23, 2015
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Abrasion: Superficial scrapes do not generally require antibiotics - if there is a lot of oozing vaseline is fine. The "allergy" or irritation will go away in time.
Answered on Jan 23, 2015

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