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Dr. Jennifer Haley
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Bactroban (Definition)

Treats skin infections. Belongs to a class of drugs called antibiotics. Bactroban (mupirocin) is an antibacterial used to treat skin ...Read more


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Can you tell me if i could use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching?

Can you tell me if i could use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching?

Mupirocin: Mupirocin is used to treat certain skin infections. It is an antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of certain bacteria. Unless the vaginal itching is caused by one of those bacteria, there would be little reason to use this medication. A good plan would be to see a doctor for an evaluation. This would lead to a diagnosis that had a specific and effective treatment. ...Read more

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It's okay to use mupirocin ointment usp, 2% for vaginal itching right?

Bactroban: mupirocin is bactroban and if the itch is due to a bacterial skin infection then sure. mupirocin is an antibiotic. If your itch is due to a yeast infection, you need an antifungal like monistat or if its a skin reaction you may need some cortisone cream/ointment. ...Read more

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Can mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for warts?

Will not help warts: Mupirocin ointment is used for bacterial infection of skin , hpv virus that cause will not be killed , use other over the counter ointments for warts may help or see your doctor. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will mupirocin ointment USP 2 be used for eczema?

Infected Eczema Only: Mupirocin ointment is a antibacterial preparation that can be helpful for eczema that has become infected but is not the proper treatment for maintenance of eczema long term. Using daily moisturizers and topical corticosteroid ointments for flares is more appropriate. See an Allergist or Dermatologist for more details on properly treating eczema. ...Read more

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