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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can u use silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream on boils?

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Dr. Olga Nilova
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) cream will not help on boils.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Silvadene (silver sulfadiazine) will not: Treat a boil. See your doctor as it will need antibiotics and may need to be drained.

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How effective is silver sulfadiazine cream?

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