Who developed the first ointment for wounds?

Answer French military surgeon Ambroise Paré used balms and soothing lotions carefully covered with bandages instead of cauterizing and amputating wounds. This reduced the death rate among wounded soldie... Read More »

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Is triple antibiotic ointment and polysporin ointment the same?

No...triple antibiotic (neosporin) is bacitracin, neomycin, & polymixin B. Polysporin is bacitacin and polymixin B. Very similar though, just not identical!

What are the precautions when taking triamcinolone acetonide ointment (Triamcinolone Ointment)?

Before using triamcinolone, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other corticosteroids (e.g., hydrocortisone, prednisone); or if you have any other allergies. This produc... Read More »

How to Heal Old Wounds?

It doesn’t seem to always matter if you broke up with someone a year or a decade ago. If you haven’t taken the time to heal from old wounds, you may be harboring negative emotions that are stor... Read More »

How do i treat my wounds help?

Do not use neosporin! It traps the bacteria in! Let your skin naturally. Put a band aid on it and give it lots of fresh air. Your epidermis(skin) knows what it's doing.