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Is neosporin safe for your scalp

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

I have an acute scalp sore from tight braids. Can I apply neosporin and jojoba oil later? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

I have a spot on my scalp that now looks like a volcanoe, red rimmed, XXXXXXX hole. It started ... scalp skin scab came off with a tiny amount or white granular powder under it. And the volcanoe rim ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Rahul Kumar MD

I have had a HORRIBLE scalp problem for almost 2 years now and am in desperate need of HELP! I have ... it involves the crusting of sebum that absolutely pours out of my scalp at this point, then hardens ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Rahul Kumar ( Dermatologist)
Dr.  T Shobha Deepak MD

- another added humiliation). So, my question is CAN I apply Neosporin to this area to help the good skin heal? I cannot tell which is good and which is not truthfully. Will Neosporin help or hinder ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Shobha Deepak ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Geetika Paul MD

My thumb has a red, slightly swollen and warm area just to the bottom of the nail where the skin meets the nail and is very sensitive to touch... can I treat with neosporin or something else over ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Geetika Paul ( Dermatologist)

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I have had an allergic reaction to using the hair dye by Bigen. My scalp is very sore, swollen, itchy, and some pus is coming out in a couple of areas. Will Neosporin help? I just starting taking ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

started with tobrex drops and neosporin ointment yesterday night. Please suggest. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Ima Kirti MD

freely. The doctor has advised neosporin ointment twice daily for local application. Is this ointment safe during pregnancy? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ima Kirti ( OBGYN)
Dr.  Shinas Hussain MD

pulling out the tick I washed with soap applied acohol and the Neosporin next day I applied Benadryl for itching. now wioth some slight oozing I don t know what to do but see a doctor and apply Neosporin... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shinas Hussain ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani MD

. The left one has a small amount of pus. The PS told me to keep the incision moist and apply neosporin ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna MD

no its not safe to use topical antibiotics without any reason us KY gel instead

Dr.  Satvinder Bakshi MD

hello , it is better to consult a gynecologist as only neosporin will not help in treating a boil. thanks

Dr.  T Chandrakant MD

Yes , it can be , but it will not be useful