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Should Neosporin never be used?

I read on https://millerfamilydermatology.com/things-that-are-forbidden-in-my-house/ (mirror): 1 Neosporin® Neosporin is a combination of 3 different topical antibiotics-Neomycin Sulfate, Polymyxin ...
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After a skin biopsy, is it preferable to use vaseline, polysporin, or neosporin?

After a skin biopsy, is it preferable to use vaseline, polysporin, or neosporin? Preferable in terms of scar, allergies, or anything else that one might expect the patient to care about.
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Is it a good idea to use neosporin for opened blisters?

Is it a good idea to use neosporin for opened blisters? Example of opened blisters:
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Why shouldn't one use Neosporin more than three times per day?

https://www.neosporin.com/wound-care/frequently-asked-questions says: Treat: Apply a small amount of this product (an amount equal to the surface area of a tip of a finger) on the area 1 to 3 times ...
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