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Because I have impetigo on my arm, will neosporin work on it?
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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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In brief: Impetigo
It may help but may not cure it.
If there are only a few sores on the skin, a better antibiotic is Mupirocin (bactroban), more skin involvement usually needs an oral antibiotic. Please remember that impetigo is a very contagious disease that, if not treated correctly, may cause heart and kidney complications.

In brief: Impetigo
It may help but may not cure it.
If there are only a few sores on the skin, a better antibiotic is Mupirocin (bactroban), more skin involvement usually needs an oral antibiotic. Please remember that impetigo is a very contagious disease that, if not treated correctly, may cause heart and kidney complications.
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