A 32-year-old member asked:
is neosporin ointment comedogenic? used for pimples.
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bryan McIntosh answered
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neosporin: Neosporin ointment is petrolatum based and quite oily. Long term use on the skin is probably unwise and could exacerbate acne. Rather, a cleanser that can eliminate excess oil without drying the skin too much is what would be preferred to treat acne.
Answered on Oct 19, 2018
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