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My husband had an allergic reaction to using a triple antibiotic cream. How do we know which?

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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Neomycin

Neomycin is the most likely triple antibiotic component to develop a contact allergy to.

In brief: Neomycin

Neomycin is the most likely triple antibiotic component to develop a contact allergy to.
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: See an allergist

People refer to a lot of things as allergy, even though they may not be.
Discussion with an allergist will help determine whether the reaction was truly allergic, and if it was, your allergist can perform skin patch testing to see to which of the components of the cream your husband may be reacting.

In brief: See an allergist

People refer to a lot of things as allergy, even though they may not be.
Discussion with an allergist will help determine whether the reaction was truly allergic, and if it was, your allergist can perform skin patch testing to see to which of the components of the cream your husband may be reacting.
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Dr. Gary Steven
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