My Dr. prescribed mupirocin for my mole removal. My ins. won't cover it, do I really need it?

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7 Sep 2009

It is advisable to use it as your doctor prescribed.

Mole removal opens the skin and there is risk of infection.

Mupirocin is an antibiotic. It prevents bacteria from growing on your skin, and will prevent an infection from happening on the open skin (site of mole removal).

http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mupirocin-topical.html

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