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keflex for staph infection

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carrie Cannon
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Keflex side effect: Sounds like time to switch antibiotics if possible. If not, acidophillus or probiotics may help along with loperamide (Imodium) OTC.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Staph is dangerous: Nope. This is the worst drug to be prescribed for the current epidemic of drug resistant staph infections. If you have a line going up from your elbow ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
35 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely.: Especially now that most staph is keflex-resistant.
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Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Cannot say: Since I do not know how long you have been on the Keflex it is hard to say.If you have only been on it for a few days then it is possible for new lesi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe: If you have recurrent staph infection, it is possible that you are colonized with the bacteria or the staph was resistant to the antibiotic, ( MRSA is ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Conner
25 years experience Family Medicine
4 times a day : If you do not have MRSA, 4 times a day should treat a staph infection. You will know within a few days if you are on the correct medicine. MRSA will ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph infection: Your question cannot be answered without knowing what type of infection you have, the sensitivity of the organism, and whether it is in an area in whi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Robert Bader
27 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: MRSA is a common skin infection that is treated with oral antibiotics. If an abscess is present, surgical drainage is required. In nearly all cases, ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes but: It may not treat MRSA so definitely follow up with your doctor asap
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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Staph Infection: Staphylococcal bacteria commonly inhabit the skin and interior of the nose. Microscopic or visible breaks in the surface barrier of the body--the skin ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Lavin
42 years experience Pediatrics
With antibiotics : Staph is a bacteria and can be killed by antibiotics and cleaning of the pus.

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