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I think the majority of the people who use it have said that the ointment is not good for you. It has petroleum jelly or something in it. I use the Neosporin cream. It says Neosporin+pain relieving cream.

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I think the majority of the people who use it have said that the ointment is not good for you. It has petroleum jelly or something in it. I use the Neosporin cream. It says Neosporin+pain relieving cream.

and that helps clear acne?

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and that helps clear acne?

Yeah, it's an antibiotic cream; the antibiotic in it is known to kill the class of bacteria which causes acne when it overgrows.

It's not available in the UK, they reserve that antibiotic for treating eye infections.

If you use it a lot, you may encourage antibiotic resistant bacteria on your skin; and the eye treatments may no longer work for you, and if you got an eye infection you could go blind. Using the antibiotic cream wouldn't give you an eye infection though, and the antibiotic resistant bacteria are no more likely to give you an eye infection either, it's just that the standard treatment wouldn't work.

Other than that, it's safe.

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and that helps clear acne?

Yeah, it's an antibiotic cream; the antibiotic in it is known to kill the class of bacteria which causes acne when it overgrows.

It's not available in the UK, they reserve that antibiotic for treating eye infections.

If you use it a lot, you may encourage antibiotic resistant bacteria on your skin; and the eye treatments may no longer work for you, and if you got an eye infection you could go blind. Using the antibiotic cream wouldn't give you an eye infection though, and the antibiotic resistant bacteria are no more likely to give you an eye infection either, it's just that the standard treatment wouldn't work.

Other than that, it's safe.

I guess it is worth a shot.

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