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    Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Polysporin topical.

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    1-5 of 5
    Condition: Other
    3/26/2015 8:13:28 PM

    Reviewer: 32jj32, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've used Polysporin for years on minor cuts and scraps. Recently I have cut the tip of my thumb off and this product has been great for protecting the wound and keeping it moist.

    Condition: Other
    9/28/2013 5:59:31 PM

    Reviewer: Critchmom, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 1

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After squamous cell carcinoma biopsy I was told to use this medication on the spot. Within a week I broke out in a rash surrounding the area biopsied. I quit using the medication, but continued to itch dramatically for 3 weeks. Surgeon then told me NEVER to use it. It was the culprit for the rash & he would never recommend.

    Condition: Other
    6/4/2012 2:52:18 AM

    Reviewer: tishtishx, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I've used polysporin powder for decades for open, seeping wounds wheather deep or shallow. I suspect the reason I'm having a hard time getting some now is it is carried in a lactose base...many are sensitive to lactose. Would someone please tell me where I may be able to buy some? I wish my wounds to heal in days...not weeks, months or even years.

    Condition: Other
    9/27/2010 7:43:35 PM

    Reviewer: Lewanne, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After removal of Basal Cell Carcinoma, I was told to use only polysporin in the hole and keep bandaged. After 3 days of using it I developed a severe skin rash around the wound and itching so severe I could not tolerate it. After returning to the Dr, I was told to quit using it that I was allergic to it. Am keeping Vaseline in the wound now and bandaged, no itching whatsoever!

    Condition: Other
    6/25/2008 10:17:33 AM

    Reviewer: s oconnor, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Wound did not heal but became red and surrounding skin turned red and had a burning sensation. I will never use again

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