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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Ziegler
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Warm WET Compresses: I guess you mean by "blind" that you can't see it. The surgeons say: "The only cure for an abscess is drainage". An abscess is an infected area that h ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Nelson
21 years experience Pediatric Neurology
MRSA: You may have a staph infection that is resistant to the antibiotic, and you should be treated with another antibiotic such as clindamycin. This is com ... Read More
Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
51 years experience General Practice
Staph infection: Hello there, Staph infection probably mrsa. You need decolonization of your nasal cavity . Antibiotic ointment like mupirocin applied inside the nose ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Culture?: Has anyone opened one of these boils and sent the contents for culture? If you're taking antibiotics and still getting them, chances are they are caus ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
I&D+antibiotics: Incision and drainage of the abscess by a surgeon combined with appropriate antibiotics based on culture and sensitivity results on the pus would be t ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: Requires aggressive antibiotic therapy and testing to rule out underlying medical conditions such as diabetes. He must be seen and evaluated asap.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Staphylococci: Are common causes of this, sometimes mrsa.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
See a doctor : You can still see a doctor without insurance.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Infectious diseases: Physician would be helpful.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Boils: Seek treatment so that you will stop spreading the infection
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
This might be an: Abscess - seek medical attention.
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