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my father has golden staph he is in hospital is it safe for me and family to visit him

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Endocarditis: Your question is garbled but it sounds like you may have staph endocarditis. If so your doctors are likely treating aggressively and observing for co ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph aureus: If there is an abscess in your groin they may want to drain this. Staphylococcal infection localized to an inguinal lymph node is a very unusual situa ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt: MRSA is a serious infection and precautions such as avoiding skin contact is suggested. Since her hospital physicians are aware that she has MRSA, she ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Litt
70 years experience Dermatology
BREAST BOILS: BEST TO SEE YOUR PCP OR A DERMATOLOGIST SOON. ESPECIALLY IF ITS ON YOUR ARMS AND LEGS. DO IT SOON!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Talk to a lawyer.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gamal Boutros
38 years experience Neurology
Possible: Long stay suggest multiple organ dysfuction, can cause delirium, unmask previous difficulties the question is if heart or lung is severely involved di ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Impossible to say: This is impossible to answer without having more specific information about your father's pulmonary function. End stage disease suggests his time will ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
24 years experience Pediatrics
Contagious mono: Doctors are not sure how long someone is contagious with mono but it can be up to 18 months.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Leslie Leighton
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Active till negative: Sorry to hear. If his test is positive he has the virus and has it until a test comes back negative or sometimes two tests come back negative.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Considered low: Although a DVT can lead to a pe, it is considered a low chance, especially if he's being treated for the DVT in a hospital. However, depending of the ... Read More
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