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pseudomonas topical treatment

A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Topical & Systemic: Pseudomonas folliculitis is classically associated with hot tube use and improper chlorination of the water. Treatment can be topical using Acetic Ac ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Otitis externa: Pseudomonas is a common cause of swimmer's ear or otitis externa and is usally treated topically, however, in diabetics and some immunocompromised pe ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
……acetic acid: .25% acetic acid solution used in a wet to dry dressing changed 2-3 times per day is very successful in eliminating pseudomonas aeruginosa
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Bussell
Specializes in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and ciprodex: Cipro (ciprofloxacin) pills or IV in addition to Cipro (ciprofloxacin)dex ear drops is the preferred treatment in the us.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Mupericin(bactroban) is used to treat staphylococcus aureus and streptococcal impetigo. It is not used for klebsiella infections that require oral or ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Rosacea: Topical Erythromycin may be helpful for pimply-type rosacea, but may not help with redness or flushing. Topical Metronidazole is also effective for t ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Fading creams: The gold standard for lightening dark marks is hydroquinone. You can purchase fading creams that contain 2-3% hydroquinone without a prescription (amb ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaime Marks
11 years experience Family Medicine
Treating fungus...: Treating fungus in nails is challenging and all take at least 6-8 weeks. If you are young and healthy and the nails are just yellow - applying antifun ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends: The answer depends on the sensitivities of the infecting bacteria, information you get from the urine culture.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
No: True ringworm is caused by a fungal infection. Bactroban (mupirocin) is a topical antibiotic that works well for bacterial infections, but is not hel ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Fungal Infection: There are numerous anti-fungal medications available over the counter without a prescription. We do not endorse one product over another here on heal ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: It is an antibiotic cream and will not treat fungus.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Both can be: effective. Each person has a different response to topical acne treatments. If one is tried and doesn't work well after a good trial period of time, i ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need more info: How do you know it is candida? What other health issue do you have? See this site for more info and see your doctor to make sure you do not have any o ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Bactroban (mupirocin): Bactroban (mupirocin) can be used but also cleocin-t and metrogel. It depends on the bacteria.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Seagraves
16 years experience Pharmacology
Yes : Yes, but it's usually alternated with other inhaled antibiotics such as Cayston or colistin.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Many: Topical antifungals, oral antifungals, removal of toenail, laser treatment.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lawrence Meyerson
55 years experience Dermatology
Many things may help: The easiest answer is to stop shaving and grow a beard. If this isn't practical, then you can try to use one of the otc depilatory meds. That dissol ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not needed: There are non-prescription treatments for ring worm. Consult this site for more information on this topic: http://www.cdc.gov/fungal/diseases/ringworm ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
No.: Bactroban (mupirocin) treats bacteria. Bacteria and yeast are different. Bactroban (mupirocin) will not treat yeast.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Levine
50 years experience Dermatology
Phimosis: Topical steroids are not routinely used for phimosis and are not particularly effective in this condition.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Dantin
36 years experience Family Medicine
Over the counter: Lamisil (terbinafine) over the counter used to be rx and should work for most skin fungal issues.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Not usual choice: Drugs used to treat MRSA include Septra ( Bactrim), doxycycline, and vancomycin. Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is not usually used for MRSA infection.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hirsch
31 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: Klebsiella pneumoniae can usually be treated with antibiotics. Levofloxacin is one antibiotic that may work. There are some strains of this bacteria t ... Read More
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