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boil staph infection pictures
A female asked:
25 years experience Psychiatry
Would encourage: You to consider using the individualized service with one of the dermatologists (there is a small user fee).
A 35-year-old member asked:
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: If you have recurrent staph infection, it is possible that you are colonized with the bacteria or the staph was resistant to the antibiotic, ( MRSA is ... Read More
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably: Most boils these days are caused by mrsa, which is resistant to Keflex and related antibiotics. A culture of the pus will confirm this.
A 19-year-old female asked:
28 years experience General Practice
Infection: Yes. A physician can examine this in person and identify it. If it is unidentifiable then a culture can be taken of the sore. This question will be a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Staph infection of the skin is a common cause of boils.
A 29-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely.: Especially now that most staph is keflex-resistant.
A 48-year-old member asked:
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Yes and no: They are full of staph aureus bacteria, we are exposed to this all day long. That said if you burst this and someone gets it on their hands and into a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
21 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
See a Doctor Now!: It appears that you have had recurrent infections in the past, have had chronic symptoms involving multiple organ systems. This will require immediate ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Decolonization: Staph aureus may colonize your nose and back of throat and then the skin surface. You should make an attempt to reduce or eliminate this by nasal bac ... Read More
A member asked:
31 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes, : Yes, an untreated staph infection can be dangerous. Staph aureus is a bacteria that live on our skin, but if it is driven under the surface of the sk ... Read More
A male asked:
57 years experience Family Medicine
Boil staph may be: It seems to be boil and may be caused by staph or strep.
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