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

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6 Total User Reviews

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1-4 of 4
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

1-4 of 4
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