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is staph infection itchy

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
?Folliculitis: This sounds like folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Staph can cause it. But there are other things that can cause a folliculitis. You s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Speak to your md: This could be an allergic reaction to either the medications or secondary to the infection. Staph in the blood is a severe infection so you should be ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Staph infection: Staph infections are tender, painful, red swollen. There may be pus & blood. Fever can be high. See a dermatologist for your itchy skin. Antiseptics a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Staph usually causes boils and abscesses ( in some cases systemic invasion into the blood stream) except in atopic dermatitis where it can trigger an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as it continues to fade away, the irritation of the infection may take some time to clear. If worsening occurs (without you scratching or bump ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience Dermatology
This : This is tough to answer without a picture. There are several possibilities including bites (fleas or other), eczema or allergic contact dermatitis, l ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
19 years experience Podiatry
UTI: A staph infection is short for a Staphylococcus Aureus infection that is causing your urinary tract infection (UTI). Your feet swelling and itching ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Bacteria: Many people carry staph bacteria and never develop staph infections. If you have a staph infection, there's a good chance that it stemmed from bacteri ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Yeah.. but: the pill form won't help the infection in any way unless you have a severe zinc deficiency and even then....not much. On the toher hand, zinc oxide is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bark
49 years experience Dermatology
Staph infections: No. The likelihood of this is extraordinarily small.

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