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A 36-year-old member asked:

Can you recommend an over-the-counter antibiotic treatment for folliculitis inside the nostril?

1 doctor answer5 doctors weighed in
Dr. Jane Eason
35 years experience
Nasal antibiotic: THe best option would be Mupirocin (Bactroban), applied with a cotton tip swab twice daily for 5 days.
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Dr. Vicki Levine
Dermatology 43 years experience
this medication usually requires a prescription from a doctor
Jul 19, 2014
Last updated Dec 22, 2014

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