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What is tincture of iodine used for?
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
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In brief: Tincture of iodine
Is a medicine that has been used for years as a topical antiseptic.
It's use has waned due to stinging when applied & staining of skin & clothing.

In brief: Tincture of iodine
Is a medicine that has been used for years as a topical antiseptic.
It's use has waned due to stinging when applied & staining of skin & clothing.
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