A 17-year-old female asked:
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my doc prescribed me bactroban (mupirocin) for hair bumps(vagina acne) and other bumps on my vagina ,how should i apply it on there , i always get them .

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Dr. Inaam Schneider
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginal Acne: Keep the hair short in the vaginal area . put gloves on & apply the cream or gel to the affected area . Wash often change panties often . Wear cotten panties to absorb sweat . OR you can use Q-tips , using all the above precautions .
Answered on Jul 16, 2018

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