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Is neosporin safe to use on stitches

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Dr.  T Shobha Deepak MD

as I could tolerate also used Tea Tree Oil... all the forums said, Will turn white, then swell, yellow ... with the skin being so irritated. I've used cotton balls and tried to be careful.. but its all raw... View answer

Answered by : Dr. T Shobha Deepak ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Jasvinder Singh MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jasvinder Singh ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

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

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

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? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Zotaj Antoneta MD

, 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... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Zotaj Antoneta ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.   Parth Goswami MD

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 ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Parth Goswami ( Pathologist and Microbiologist)
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. 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)
Dr. ARCHANA MD

I got stitches above my eyebrow 2 days ago. I have kept it dry and just cleaned dried blood off with peroxide and saline solution. It is very tingly. Is it safe or okay to apply neosporin now and just... View answer

Answered by : Dr. ARCHANA ( Anesthesiologist)
Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

. That being said, is it safe to use liquid stitches to close the wounds? ...I just recently had genitalwarts removed and the doctor didn t use any stitches to close the wounds ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Luchuo Engelbert Bain ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Hardik Sanghvi 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.

Dr. M. Vamsi Krishna MD

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

Dr.   Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

Please continue it till the wound is completely healed