Can you use Neosporin on lips?

Overview The simple answer is “yes”. Are you thinking about regular Neosporin triple antibiotic ointment? If you are, you can put it on your lips if necessary. Neosporin contains the antibiotics bacitracin, neomycin, and polymyxin. It is used to prevent infections …

Is Angular Cheilitis Contagious?

Overview Angular cheilitis is marked by inflammation of the corners of the mouth. Sensitive, sometimes painful sores appear when the corners get irritated. Without intervention, the corners of the mouth can become dry and lesions can appear. Angular cheilitis is …

Cheilitis Granulomatosa

Overview Cheilitis granulomatosa refers to the persistent, lumpy swelling of the lips. It is also called cheilitis granulomatosa and it is one form of orofacial granulomatosis. The latter is characterized by persistent enlargement of the soft tissues of the mouth, …

Mupirocin vs Neosporin

Overview If you get a cut or scrape, one of the first things you will want to do is prevent the development of bacteria. You’ll probably treat minor injuries at home with antibiotic ointments. But which ones should you choose? …