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Can mupirocin cream be used in the nose?

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Dr. Donald Alves
Emergency Medicine

In brief: Yes

Yes.

In brief: Yes

Yes.
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Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes.

Mupirocin ointment is a better medium for the mucosal membranes of the nose.
However if all you have is the cream form, it is certainly okay to apply it in the nose. It will not be absorbed quite as well.

In brief: Yes.

Mupirocin ointment is a better medium for the mucosal membranes of the nose.
However if all you have is the cream form, it is certainly okay to apply it in the nose. It will not be absorbed quite as well.
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
Dr. Suzanne Fiala
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