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A 26-year-old female asked:

Do i use basic dial antibac soap 2 clean a lanced abscess from cellulitis? i was told no to hibiclens. i am taking bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) silver microbial gel ok??

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Dr. Nima Moghaddas
Podiatry 28 years experience
Yes: it's a very good idea to use dial wash the area, pat it dry and if u were to use the silver gel, use a very thin layer, making certain that u have no silver allergy.

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