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A female asked:

I put neosporin on a cut on my lip and now i have bumps all around the cut?

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Dr. Theodore Fetter
52 years experience
May be skin allergy!: Neosporin is a common OTC skin antibiotic, but it has a moderate incidence of cutaneous (skin) sensitization/ allergy. Cleanse the cut site with clean water, stop using Neosporin, and use a different skin antibiotic, such as Bacitracin. Avoid use of Neosporin in the future! See your family MD if it doesn’t clear up.
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