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Polysporin Ointment Overdose
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
You need a Rx: Depends on the type of infection you are treating. For staph, an rx ointment can be used. ...Read more
Is there a difference between neosporin ointment and polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment?
Is neosporin or polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) safe to use for cuts and scrapes in pregnancy? If not, an alternative ointment?
Open razor cut wound red and moist can I treat it with polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment with bacitracin zinc and gauze ? How do I know it's not infected ? Ty!
Wound: Yes, you can. The signs of infection - pain, drainage, usually milky white, green or yellow, swelling which is worsening, redness which is worsening or not getting better. If none of those are present, yes, you can go ahead and put an antibiotic ointment and either let it air dry or cover with a dressing (bandade). If the symptoms above are present and it's getting worse, see doc. ...Read more
My left eye started twitching off and on three daysago. Have tried tears have tried polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) eye ointment. Bottom iinside lid bit red.Stress?
I'm very allergic to quinolones. Could topical polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) ointment 10k kill pseudomonas in ex. ear? Could I mix it w/white vinegar to make ear drops?
Hello - How should I treat razor bumps that have emerged 1-2 days after shaving my legs? It looks like I have pox everywhere! I'm using Hibicleans to wash them and the applying Vanicream moisturizer and a combo of Tend Skin and polysporin ointment now. (I
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