Topical antibiotic

What is Topical antibiotic?

Antibacterial cream used for pyoderma, skin infections, ulcers etc to kill the bacteria is known as topical antibiotic. Gentamycin,soframycin and sisomycine cream are the examples.

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My nail is infected, I went to the minor emergency but they didn't prescribed anything for it and I don't have insurance , anything I can do at home ? My finger is definitely hurting!

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Topical antibiotic and anti inflammatory medicines

Detailed Answer:
Hi
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I have gone through your complaints and understand your concern.
You definitely need oral and topical antibiotics.
At home you can apply topical antibiotic like neosporin...

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Hello doctor, My sister has got a pimple like boil on her lower lip 3 days back. When she pressed it , white liquid cane out and now its like a wound. Its painful and itches her lips turned dry due to it. i am attaching its pic, plz hav a look and advice me about the same.

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Unable to see pictures, upload them again

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I am unable to see any pictures.
Kindly upload them again.
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Dr Asmeet

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Noticed small clear liquid filled blisters on penis. Help?

I have uploaded two pictures.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Looks like herpes genitalis, oral aciclovir & topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
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I have reviewed the attached photographs and it seems to be herpes genitalis.
It is a sexually transmitted viral disease.
I would recommend you to take antiviral...

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Hi Doctor,
A skin boil had been grown up on my 6 years old daughter face.
which medicine or ointment should i use.

Thanks

XXXX

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Apply topical antibiotic like mupirocin or fusidic acid cream

Detailed Answer:
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I have reviewed the attached photograph and would recommend you to apply a topical antibiotic like mupirocin cream or fusidic acid cream on the affected area twice...

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I had a red bump on the inside base of my penis, no pain, no itching, no burning. Originally it looked like an ingrown hair to me but now it looks inflamed

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Use a topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
Hello. Thank you for writing to us

I am Dr. Kakkar (Dermatologist). I have gone through your query and I have viewed the image.
Perhaps it is infected. I suggest you to use a topical antibiotic e.g either mupirocin 2% ointment or 2%...

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Rash on Penis, sore, touch of blood. Probably resulting from the use of a vibrator held right on my penis. How do I cure it?

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Brief Answer:
Apply topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
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You might have developed this rash from friction or injury due to use of vibrator.
I would recommend you to apply a topical antibiotic like neosporin ointment on the affected area twice daily for 7-8...

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i am 55 yrs old male and couple of days back i washed my penis head with soap while bathing and i rubbed so hard that a part of the skin pealed. Sinse a week its not healing. Can you advice any quick healing remady please. By the i have no sugar, blood pressure or cholostrol and mine is not circumcised

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Apply topical antibiotic like mupirocin or fusidic acid cream

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at HealthcareMagic
I have gone to your complaints and would recommend you to apply a topical antibiotic like mupirocin cream or fusidic acid cream on the affected areas twice daily for...

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yes I have what appears to be a blister that is hard to the touch a nd itchy to child also had one in airpit area .

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Seems to be folliculitis, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
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According to your complaints it seems to be folliculitis which is inflammation of the hair follicles.
I would recommend you to upload the photographs of the affected areas so that I...

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bump on lip, just noticed it. kind of painful. What could it be?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Seems to be caused by teeth bite, apply topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
Hi
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I have reviewed the attached photographs and can appreciate a tiny bump on the lower lip with a central excoriation.
It seems to form due to some minor from teeth bite...

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Ive been partying a lot lately becsuse im in . I dont know if thats why but i have these weird bumps now. They dont itch. And i did sleep in my friends bed and i have sensitive skin coukd it be from her different type of laundry detergent. Im very worried

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Looks like acneform eruption, apply topical antibiotic

Detailed Answer:
Hi
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I have gone through your complaints as well as reviewed the attached photograph.
These bumps seems to be acneform eruption.
It doesn't seem to be related to laundry...

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My wife has had sores on her arms and legs for about 1 year. They're not painful unless she picks at them. When she does pick at them, there's a small, hard, round ball that comes off. Attached is a photo. Any ideas what this could be?

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Hey doctor, Recently I noticed this black spot on the right side of my throat and I was just wondering if this is something I should get checked out by my doctor? It kind of came out of nowhere and I just noticed it yesterday and I don’t really...

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I think i just got bit by a spider. A lot of white spots that look like pimples , its red and swelling.

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