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Have a small red lump on perineum near anus. Been tested so not std. Sensitive to touch. Applied polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) to area. Cyst, hair follicle?

We could speculate.. ...Re: fissures, fistula, abscess, skin eruptions, etc. But the only way to know for sure is to have your local doctor examine you. Get checked please so appropriate treatment or intervention can be offered without further delay. Read more...

Can you put polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) on a hot water burn?

For a second-degree. ... Burn, keep the wound clean and apply a topical antibiotic ointment (e.g., polysporin, (bacitracin and polymyxin) bacitracin, neosporin, triple-antibiotic ointment). Also be sure to get good nutrition so that you have all the necessary building blocks for wound healing. If the wound is not healing soon (i.e., in 1 to 2 weeks), or if it seems like it is getting infected, seek formal medical attention. Read more...

Do you have to have a prescription for polysporin (bacitracin and polymyxin) eyedrops?

In the U.S., yes. Might be different in other countries, but in the U.S., the answer is yes, you need a prescription. There are many causes of eye irritation and you really don't want to be putting antibiotic drops in your eyes unless infection is truly the cause of your problem. Don't take a chance with your vision! Read more...