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My son has stitches. dr told me if the surgical tape fell off then just put neosporin on it. all i have is bacitracin. will that be ok to use?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: The ointment can be used until you buy Neosporin since your PCP recommended this ointment.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: I consider it interchangeable for neosporin for the use you have in mind.

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