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Skin Infection

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skin infection is an infection of the skin. Infection of the skin is distinguished from dermatitis, which is inflammation of the skin...
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Common Skin Infection treatments discussed around the web
Antibiotic Cream 156 Antibiotic Ointment 133 Neosporin 128
19,971 conversations around the web about Skin Infection to help you make a decision
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Bacitracin
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Silvadene
Other name: Silver Sulfadiazine (Silver Sulfadiazine)
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Silver sulfadiazine (International Nonproprietary Name, or silvadene) is a topical sulfonamide (medicine)/silver antibacterial used as a topical burn cream on burns, including chemical burns. It prevents the growth of a wide array of bacteria, as w...
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Top Concerns
Bac
Allergies
6
Itching
5
Blisters
4
Acne
3
Fever
2
Irritability
1
Numbness
1
Peeling
1
Thrush
1
Tiredness
1
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Sil
Blisters
10
Itching
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Peeling
4
Bleeding
2
Weepy
1
Numbness
1
Nausea
1
Fever
1
Diabetes
1
Depression
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Silver sulfadiazine (International Nonproprietary Name, or silvadene) is a topical sulfonamide (medicine)/silver antibacterial used as a topical burn cream on burns, including chemical burns. It prevents the growth of a wide array of bacteria, as w...
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" ...I had initially treated with Silvadene & bacitracin and kept it covered 24 hrs....now that it has almost healed ver, I have let it breather...is this causing these blood blisters to appear?????... "

" ...the soak put on my cream. i have been alternating bacitracin on the open areas, silvadene and calendula ointment. it is an astringent and burn or stin. the colder the water,... "

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imamother.com
" ...allergic to sulfa which includes silvadene - 2 of my dds ...who got burned and used bacitra... "

" Barb:In my experience Silvadene is just very, very, strong ...as compared to a bland ointment like neosporin or bacitracin. Unless I am worried about infection I usually cho... "

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" My son has been using Silvadene for about 3 weeks. His ...yucky,? Go back to the Silvadene if that's what the dr ...It also stops any infection. Bacitracin is ok for minor burns... "

" ...outside of the hospital with Silvadene, adaptic, and kerlex to the wounds. Just don't use silvadene on the face due to ...for staining. Instead, use bacitracin. Anything more serious would... "

" ...- and we mostly used Silvadene cream (shorter name - same ...with drains, recommends the use of Bacitracin ointment at the drain exit ...here has done, EXCEPT the Bacitracin. They simply want... "

" Dr. starting me on Silvadene, any advice? I have an ...area 2x a day with Bacitracin and then Aquaphor. The area ...called the PS and they want me to start on this Silvadene cream and come in... "

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" ...incision sites come together. He told me to put bacitracin on it, I never had any infection. Thank God. Then it was getting bigger and deeper so he pres. silvadene that I apply 2x /day.... "

" At Madigan we are also utilizing Bacitracin instead of Silvadene for most 1st and second degree burns. The literature supports it's utilization with... "

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