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Is silvadene cream prescription only or can it be purchased

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is silvadene cream prescription only or can it be purchased over the counter
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DrThomasMD replied 5 months ago.

Hello

It is prescription.

And it is only used after the sound is attended to and cleaned surgically.

He needs to have this looked at at this point.

For example, what you describe could be MRSA, a staph bug that should be treated properly, including wound debridement if needed.

Take him to urgent care.

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