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Band Aid Neosporin
Yes. Avoid Friction: What you describe is a frictional blister. Best way to heal this is to avoid direct friction or rubbing of the area. Protecting the area with a band-Aid or new skin or other protective dressing will allow the site to heal. Avoiding contact over the site will allow it to heal faster. Covering the blister with petroleum jelly (Vaseline) will prevent it from forming a scab which will also help. ...Read more
Just about equal: Personal preference.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can you get Hep C from a public bottle of liquid band aid? A barber cut me and applied an open public bottle of liquid band aid.
Can i use rite aid's first aid antiseptic to clean new ear piercings? it says 91% isopropyl alcohol.
For what problem?: Without knowing what you're treating, it's hard to say which would be "better." polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) contains synthetic antibiotics, Bacitracin and polymyxin. Calendula ointment is from the marigold plant, calendula officinalis. It's been traditionally used in minor skin wounds: skin infections, burns, bee stings, sunburn, warts, etc. Most research comes from animal studies. http://tinyurl.com/lapg2kq. ...Read more
No: They are different compounds but both can be helpful in the correct setting. ...Read more
Can knee arthroscopy incisions get wet in shower? Internal sutures, portals covered with steri-strips and adhesive. Need waterproof dressing?
Will using santyl ointment and xeroform dressing together slow down the healing process on a venous stasis ulcer
Wound care products: Your clinicians have chosen two of 4000+ products to treat your wound. Collagenase is in an ointment base and is an enzyme deb riding agent that is being used in your wound. The xeroform dressing is adherent and helps promote moist healing. Discuss these products with your clinician to learn more on why they were chosen. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is ok: I generally use a silver dressing.Get a more detailed answer ›