New York, NY
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?
1 doctor answer • 5 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 33 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.
1.2k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Nov 28, 2017
Connect with a U.S. board-certified doctor by text or video anytime, anywhere.
24/7 visits - just $39!
50% off with $15/month membership
Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.