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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Proteus mirabilis: This would be incredibly unusual and would seriously question the diagnosis. This organism is most commonly found in the GI tract and can cause uti. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Marged
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Yes: Herpes itself is usually a skin infection. There are many bacteria that can cause skin infection as there are viruses. Fungal infections are also skin ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giovanni Giannotti
26 years experience General Surgery
Thanks for asking!: The pain, the redness, the swelling, the warmth around it should all be improving.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Pus: Clogged hair follicles with acne like pus pimples would be sign of skin infection. Stop and discard makeup and see doctor fortress, ENT with topical o ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samyukta Mullangi
7 years experience Dermatology
Clinical history: The diagnosis of most skin infections is made by the pattern of symptoms and physical exam findings. However, it is not usually possible to know witho ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Varies: Depends on severity and tissue levels as well as location of infection. Heat should dissipate and redness resolve and swelling will decrease over a fe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
44 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Toxic shock syndrome: It can cause death in hours. Read more about it here: www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0001676/.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: It is physically possible to use sporidex for an infection, however, it may or may not do any good. This medicine only treats certain bacteria, which ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Pyoderma: Pyoderma is a bacterial infection of the skin that results in the development of pus. It is treated with antibiotics prescribed by the doctor for the ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Cellulitis: Very strong possibility of this progressing into cellulitis if not properly treated. If the wound/scratch is infected it will be erythematous, tender ... Read More
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