I would refrain from putting an ointment on them. Just use the band-aids (changed often) to keep it as dry as possible so it heals faster.
For future preventative maintenance, I would suggest Erythromysin topical solution USP 2%. It is a bingo dobber of topical antibiotic. Works wonders.
32 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish.
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004.
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores. Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula.