How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Dr. Chip Your Own Question
Dr. Chip
Dr. Chip, General pratice
Category: Dermatology
Satisfied Customers: 31218
Experience:  Years of outpatient experience treating dermatological problems
Type Your Dermatology Question Here...
Dr. Chip is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

I'm wondering if there is some type of OTC medication I can

Customer Question

Hi Pearl, I'm wondering if there is some type of OTC medication I can use for Paronychia
JA: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?
Customer: I have not, and I'm flying out of the country on vacation on Friday. I've had paronychia before, but this time the cuticle is also receding Medications: Microgestin FE X1daily
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: no ma'am
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 8 months ago.

Hello and welcome. I'm Dr Chip

You can try an antibiotic oinment like Neosporin or Bacitracin and that may clear up the problem. You also need to wash it well with mild soap and water.

Please let me know if you need any more information

Related Dermatology Questions