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How long for bactrim ds to work for mrsa skin infection

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Re-evaluate...: Follow up with your daughter's physician today and let them know that she has developed a fever after being on the antibiotics for two day. They will... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
It depends the side effects as well as how long you stopped the antibiotic. If the side effects are significant and the skin infection has improved re... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
Jock itch?: It could be a fungal infection, but more likely a "jock itch" than a yeast infection - and unlikely to be related to the recent course of bactrim (sul... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 19 years experience
Assess for abscess: Though other pain meds are available, if you just started the regimen, then you may experiencing increasing pain the day after- it's called the "antib... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
See doc.: Maybe you are not infected or the organism is resistant to bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Hard to say without seeing it, but indurated ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenny Chuu
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
No worries: Hi If they are otherwise healthy, they should be fine. Nothing to worry about.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
Family Medicine 36 years experience
Mrsa: If you finished the antibiotics you should not be colonized with Mrsa colonization usually occurs in the nose. If you are concerned your doctor ca... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
Family Medicine 19 years experience
It certainly could: be MRSA, though Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if it worked for the groin cellulitis should also have worked well for the UTI. Go get a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Not to worry: Probably your MRSA is already around your home and it's likely your spouse is already carrying it (from sharing a bed, etc). Maybe others in the house... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Not necessarily: Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse & a clump... Read More
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