Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
128 Doctors are Online

Put povidone-jodine on his face everyday to stop getting spots. Is it ok for him ?

Hi, my boyfriend put povidone-jodine 10 % on his face everyday to stop getting spots is it ok for him or could it make him ill? Thank you Victoria
Asked On : Tue, 31 Aug 2010
Answers:  1 Views:  141
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Cosmetic & Plastic Surgeon 's  Response
10% povidone iodine is a disinectant and is too strong to be used as a face wash,it may prevent boils for some time but they would still come.Ideally he should stop using it.
Answered: Wed, 1 Sep 2010
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor