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How long for cefdinir to work on staph infection

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: It depends on the type and the severity of the infection. You need to include more detail in your question. Some staphylococcus aureus infections req ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emily Lu
Dr. Emily Lu answered
6 years experience Family Medicine
It depends: While some strains of staph are susceptible to the two antibiotics found in baneocin, some strains are not susceptible or can develop resistance to th ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: Please see your doctor for evaluation and to discuss treatment options.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Staph: Staphylococci are not virus, they are bacteria, onset of symptoms varies depending on the site of infection.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: Depends on the extent of infection and what is being done. A small amount of folliculitis can resolve with cleaning and topical antibiotic. If you h ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Real infection?: Many people have MRSA living on their skin without causing any problems or ever invading. There are a variety of different MRSA strains, and it's a ba ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Contagious after Rx: Usually, the a general guideline would be that a person is not contagious after 48 hours' worth of antibiotics. With strep throat, a general guideline ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Cirillo-Hyland
36 years experience Dermatology
Quickly if treated: If it is a skin staph infection, with appropriate topical and /or systemic antibiotics the infection will typically clear within 7-14 days.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Not easy: Unless you have an immune deficiency of some kind the chance of getting a staph infection is very low, staph grows normally on the skin but rarely inv ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Until treated: Staphylcoccus aureus is a bad actor. Once it sets up infection in one location it has a propensity to extend itself both locally and systemically. I ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience Rheumatology
Until it is gone: The duration of a staph infection depends on where the infection is located and if it is sensitive to antibiotics. Infections can be a small skin inf ... Read More
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