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Is neosporin ointment comedogenic? Used for pimples.

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Dr. Bryan McIntosh
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Neosporin

Neosporin ointment is petrolatum based and quite oily.
Long term use on the skin is probably unwise and could exacerbate acne. Rather, a cleanser that can eliminate excess oil without drying the skin too much is what would be preferred to treat acne.

In brief: Neosporin

Neosporin ointment is petrolatum based and quite oily.
Long term use on the skin is probably unwise and could exacerbate acne. Rather, a cleanser that can eliminate excess oil without drying the skin too much is what would be preferred to treat acne.
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