Mycitracin

What is Mycitracin?

Neosporin (from neo, (Greek) new + sporos, (Greek) seed) is an antibiotic product marketed for the prevention of infections and speeding the healing of wounds.

Concern exists that the use of Neosporin contributes to the emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. In the US, the only large market for Neosporin, the ointment has been shown to promote the prevalence of MRSA bacteria, specifically the highly lethal ST8:USA300 strain.

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hi,sorry to bother you.ok, sle, spinal cyst , low pain tolerance, lots of drugs.... 4 red areas on skin, like a critter crawling up leg: chilicerra...

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Hi and thanks for the query,

A spider bite generally produces an acute inflammatory reaction or allergy. This shall require use of anti allergic...

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My son is 2 week and 5 days old and his cord came out 2 days ago and it's look red with little bit yellow discharge and what should I do?

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upload an image of the area to advise accordingly

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Hello, Is it normal to have a rash on you stomach area after an laproscopic appendectomy? My husband had surgery for appendicitis 3 days ago, no...

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Hi,
It may be due to some topical infection use some topical antibiotics such as Mycitracin that can treat the rash.
There is nothing to worry...

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My son is 2 week and 5 days old and his cord came out 2 days ago and it's look red with little bit yellow discharge and what should I do?

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hi,sorry to bother you.ok, sle, spinal cyst , low pain tolerance, lots of drugs.... 4 red areas on skin, like a critter crawling up leg: chilicerra...

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Hello, Is it normal to have a rash on you stomach area after an laproscopic appendectomy? My husband had surgery for appendicitis 3 days ago, no...

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