chlorhexidine

Chlorhexidine Therapeutic Cheat Sheet
CHLORHEXIDINE
by Azam Qureshi, MD on
Disorders of the hair follicles, including hidradenitis suppurativa and folliculitis, are some of the most common dermatologic conditions affecting a wide variety of patients. Chlorhexidine’s bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal properties enable it to be a potent defender of the pilosebaceous unit. We continue our series, Therapeutic Cheat Sheet, with a closer look at chlorhexidine, which has far r …
Chlorhexidine – Friday Pop Quiz 4/19
chlorhexidine
by NEXT STEPS IN DERM TEAM on
Regarding the use of chlorhexidine, which of the following is true? A. Chlorhexidine rinses (0.12%) aid in prevention of drug-associated gingival enlargement. B. Chlorhexidine when applied to the eyes will reduce keratitis." to "B. Chlorhexidine, when applied to the eyes, will reduce keratitis. C. Chlorhexidine reduces risk of deafness when applied to the ear canal prior to surgery. D. C …