A 25-year-old female asked:
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can i use merthiolate fo a small staph infected area on my leg?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This can be an effective antibacterial treatment. Add to it the application of heat from compresses applied 4-5 times per day over the affected area and you are likely to combat this infected area.
Answered on May 30, 2017

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