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Can I put neosporin on baby's belly button after cord falls off? To heal it ?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: YOU MAY

For 2-3 days, no more please. Seek advice if not healing beyond that.

In brief: YOU MAY

For 2-3 days, no more please. Seek advice if not healing beyond that.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Unnecessary

Multinational studies have shown no need for topical antibiotics on the umbilical stump.
If anything an ointment can trap moisture in the area. Letting the area dry out completely and keeping it clean has the same effect & chance of any localized infection.

In brief: Unnecessary

Multinational studies have shown no need for topical antibiotics on the umbilical stump.
If anything an ointment can trap moisture in the area. Letting the area dry out completely and keeping it clean has the same effect & chance of any localized infection.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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