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A member asked about a 26-year-old female:

I mistakenly put compound w gel on a wound with stitches instead of polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). what can i do now?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Wash: Rinse off with tap water. Then throw away the polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin). Polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) is useless and may cause allergic reactions.
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