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Does using neosporin on a cut reduce my chances of a bacterial infection?

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Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

Neosporin has neomycin (kills fungus) and Bacitracin (kills bacteria) in it.
Both, however can cause rashes, and you may need to take oral antibiotics if you are already infected. See a doctor if you have questions.

In brief: Yes

Neosporin has neomycin (kills fungus) and Bacitracin (kills bacteria) in it.
Both, however can cause rashes, and you may need to take oral antibiotics if you are already infected. See a doctor if you have questions.
Dr. Harry Greenberg
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Dr. Scott Bolhack
Wound care

In brief: Neopsorin wound

Neosporin is an antibiotic ointment that fights against bacteria so it can be an effective product to put onto a wound that has been cleaned after an injury.

In brief: Neopsorin wound

Neosporin is an antibiotic ointment that fights against bacteria so it can be an effective product to put onto a wound that has been cleaned after an injury.
Dr. Scott Bolhack
Dr. Scott Bolhack
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