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Can i use neosporin on stitches

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apply Neosporin on it)! but this tear/cut seems to be a rather large one, respectively. But it doesn't hurt except to touch it. He's been using baby wipes after a bowel movements, because we noticed regular ...

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is can I put Neosporin on dissolvable stitches or does it degrade them ...

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I had arm lift surgery 6 weeks ago and my doctor used dissolvable stitches. What can I do to help my body dissolve the stitches quicker? ...

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,and should I put Neosporin on the area ...

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, no bite marks. Spider bite? Took doxycillin for 10 days, Neosporin , 4X4 gauze. Two yellow smaller circles ..., but weeps a little. No redness outside the circle, I have used a dry dressing, change it ever two days ...

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I had a vasectomy on the 15th and one side healed really fast and the stitches came out. The other side did not heal so fast but my stitches came out and is open but not ruptured... There is no pus ...

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just removed more tissue to the same area. It has stitches. When he took a shower after 24 hours, he noticed the stick has stuck together from oozing. I bandaged the area after applying neosporin . Today ...

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My husband recently had an esophagectomy. Because of a leak, his JP tube is still in, and stitches have become very painful. I don t believe anything is infected, but wondered if we could put neosporin ...

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I have stitches from getting cut by a shard of glass on my hip. The stitches have became red, swollen, itchy, and are painful to even touch. I ve been using neosporin like I was advised, and have left ...

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2x a day and neosporin on the stitches 3x a day. Her pediatrician didn t seem worried by it when i ...My 4 year old daughter got bit by a dog sunday and got 4 dissolvable stitches in her cheek. I ...

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if the neosporin may be toxic. I have used it before with no issues and think it may just be the lack of sleep ... and bleeding a bit as I have attempted to remedy it. I took some antibiotics and put some neosporin ...

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I cut my leg about 8 days ago and went to ER and got 10 stitches for it in my right shin. I am on Keflex and was at dr yesterday and he removed 3 stitches and put on steri sstrips in there place. My ...

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I have a wound that is not healing. It was originally a missed stitch. I t is now larger and red in appearance when washed. I placed Neosporin on it and after awhile it seems to have a jelly like appearance. I ...

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it as granuloma pyogenicum and did partial cauterization yesterday using chemicals (I think copper sulphate ... and couple of stitches on scalp. Is there a way to avoid surgery? Which treatment s recommended? ...

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Had skin cancer surgery on my nose. Dr wants me to use Vaseline on the dissolvable stitches instead of neosporin. He said Vaseline is just as effective as neosporin & will prevent the stitches from dissolving ...

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doctor1 MD

Yes neosporin can apply on the stiches of upper or lower lip. It is local antibiotic. No problem with that. Thanks for using health care magic. Wish you a very good health.

doctor1 MD

Please continue it till the wound is completely healed

doctor1 MD

Just wash it with water and soap. Since the wound is closed, no need to use saline or anything similar. Even bandage is not necessary.