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how to get rid of mrsa scars

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Narayanan
Specializes in Plastic Surgery
Scar revision: Depending on the thickness of the scar, silicone sheets or injection of kenalog (triamcinolone) can help thin the scar.
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Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Time, silicone, bloc: Time, silicone gel sheeting, avoidance of sun and tobacco use as well as possible bleaching agents such as hydroquinone, retinoids and steroids may he ... Read More

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Please in-person : Medical attention for this issue.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diixa Patel
16 years experience Infectious Disease
Drainage and hygiene: If your infection is recurrent , an antibacterial wash such as Chlorhexidine can reduce the amount of bacteria on your skin and help prevent further i ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, not true: Many people get MRSA skin infections, and do recover with treatment. With resistant staph bacteria (mrsa), the infection takes work to get rid of, req ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregg Albers
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
MRSA Infection: Mrsa infections of the skin may require an oral antibiotic till under control. Topical antibiotics treat smaller areas. Some have folliculitis that ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
43 years experience Dermatology
Mrsa: Mrsa can be cured with appropriate antibiotics and antibacterial cleansers like hibiclens.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
60 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sulfa drugs: Mrsa means methicillin resistant staph. Aureus. Many infectious disease specialists become very concerned about this. The bacterium simply is resist ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Where are you: Carrying it? In your nose? If the doctor wanted you to get rid of it they could try putting Mupirocin ointment in your nose if that is where it is.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
71 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: False. There are powerful antibiotics to kill the staph germ that's causing it. Sulfa drugs, vancomycin, clindamycin, daptomycin, doxycycline, Linezol ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: Post inflammatory hyperpigmentation. This can happen to skin after any inflammatory insult including skin infections caused by MRSA. If this is the ... Read More
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