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Topical Antibiotics For Dermatitis
Wk ago..I developed allergic patches on face dt a topical antibiotic but now i still 've slight pinkish scaly patch.Can this patch leave any pigmen.?
Allergy on face: They might. Allergy to topical antibiotics is common. The question is why you were using a topical antibiotic on your face in the first place? Yeast infections, allergic dermatitis (such as contact dermatitis), and acne can all cause pigment issues if not taken care of properly. I recommend seeing a dermatologist. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
Topical antibiotic: A topical antibiotic is a gel or paste used to prevent infections on the skin. They are often applied to scrapes, cuts, and insect bites. Any mildly open area may be a site that may be treated with a topical antibiotic. Typically there are three or four antibiotics that are contained within the gel or paste to provide the best coverage to prevent infection. ...Read more
Do red allergic patches on face due to applying topical antibiotic can turn into hyperpigmented areas, ?
Yes: But Bacitracin has not been shown to be of any value on any kind of wound. In experimental studies, those using vaseline or aquaphor healed the same or better than Bacitracin when used on surgical wounds. Bacithacin is a common sensitizer. A few years ago it was named the allergen of the year. Same for neosporin and triple antibiotic. Wash the cut, then keep it lubricated. ...Read more
Short term use OK.: Depending on the topical antibiotic, there can bee good effects on acne as one of the causatives for acne is p. Acnes bacteria species. Topical Clindamycin and Erythromycin alone do not retain their effect after about 3-4 mos but even benzoyl peroxide is consider an antibiotic and works well for long periods of time. Hence, pro-active is a hot selling item! ...Read more
How can I fasten mosquito bites to heal? I had them. Since 3 weeks and i put a topical antibiotic daily
I have a pimple for a month and it deactivated (dry) but its still there now its activated i've put topical antibiotic no change. how could i treat it?
Dermatologist : you should not treat it but see a dermatologist. ...Read more
A topical antibiotic is a gel or paste used to prevent infections on the skin. They are often applied to scrapes, cuts, and insect bites. Any mildly open area may be a site that may be treated with a topical antibiotic. Typically there are three or four antibiotics that are contained within the gel or paste to provide the best ...Read more
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