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Cut on upper lip, applied neosporin and ibuprofen. What else can I try?

I have a cut on my upper lip that runs horizontally along where my upper and lower lips meet. The skin was actually pulled off by a very cold spoon. It happened 3 days ago but it seems to be getting worse rather than better. I have been keeping my bottom lip moist with moisturizing chap stick ( otherwise the cut sticks painfully to my lower lip when my lips get dry) I have started putting a dab of neosporin on it today. I have also been taking ibuprofen because it hurts. What else can I try?
Asked On : Thu, 18 Oct 2012
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Hi.first start using any broad spectrum oral antibiotic like cefpodocime for 5 days.apply nadoxin powder in the morning and fucidin ointment orupirocin ointment in the night can cure it
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