A member asked:

Had large skin biopsy on leg, given mupirocin to apply 2x daily for redness 12days post surgery. now worried, as i've had c-diff twice (and ongoing crohns) and it is listed as a possible side effect. should i discontinue?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

Applying antibiotic to skin should not cause C diff infection. It may be worsening of Crohns. Wish you good health!

Answered Jan 14, 2020



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