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A 36-year-old female asked:

Used bandaid with polymyxin b sulfate &bacitracin on a cut finger in 1st trimester. also cooked food using that bandaid. can it pose risk to baby?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
No worries: Using a Bandaid, having polymyxin B and bacitracin on a finger cut, having a minor finger cut, or cooking food while having a Bandaid on, should not change anything in the baby fetus's life. No worries.
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