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Is it okay to put bacitracin zinc on folliculitis on the vagina area?

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Dr. Stephen Friedman answered

Specializes in Dermatology

Safe: It is safe to topically apply topical Bacitracin ointment on folliculitis near the vagina. Since hair follicles may be deep, the medication may not adequately penetrate to eradicate the microorganisms. If the clinical condition persists, see your physician for an oral antibiotic.

Answered 1/9/2021

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