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Is it a good idea to use neosporin for opened blisters?

As per its description, Neosporin can be used for minor cuts and scrapes, which seem to fit well to your description of opened blister. The picture provided shows a shallow opening. I doubt ...
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Bitten by a Hobo Spider. How serious? Going to off-hour clinic tomorrow, but should I go to the ER now?

So I didn't die during the night, but the pain did awake me with a jolt at about 5am, and I went to the Urgent Care Clinic promptly at 6am, and it's a good thing because the inflamed site had grown ...
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Is it a good idea to use neosporin for opened blisters?

See this from the AAD about wound care. See this from Medscape for interesting info on wound healing. Studies are mixed whether there are clear improved outcomes from using antibiotic ointments (...
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Differential diagnosis for a facial lesion?

Facial lesions are very common and the differential is broad. I will attempt to narrow down the possibilities based on size, appearance and presence or absence of pain. Pain is a significant symptom, ...
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Any cure for epidermolysis bullosa?

There is no cure as yet, but there are some treatments being used or trailed that reduce the amount of blistering. In America and Japan they do bone marrow transplants for the more severe cases (but ...
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Any cure for epidermolysis bullosa?

Sorry to say this, but epidermolysis bullosa doesn't have a cure, but there are ways to treat its symptoms. ...
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