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A 35-year-old member asked:

can bactroban (mupirocin) cream 2 be applied to the vagina?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No: Bactroban (mupirocin) is not formulated for use on mucus membranes including the eyes, the inside of the nose and the vagina and should not be used in these locations.
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
actually we use in the nostrils for staph carriers so I do recommend it there
May 3, 2015

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A 31-year-old member asked:

Can I put mupirocin on my vagina?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 42 years experience
NO: It is not made for the vagina, if you think you have an infection , you should not guess or self treat, you should see your gyn, for an exam and let him or her do a culture.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Can you put bactroban (mupirocin) in your vagina?

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Dr. Joel Gallant
Infectious Disease 36 years experience
Why?: You can, but you shouldn't.

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