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pseudomonas wound infection treatment

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Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
See surgeon: The area needs to be evaluated cleaned or even derided to remove revitalized tissue and then packed and monitored for progress. Culture and appropriat ... Read More

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience Surgical Oncology
Need to see a doctor: You might need a prescription for an antibiotic. In addition to this, wound care with soap and water is important.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Cleaning: A doctor would prescribe proper wound cleaning treatments. Surgically opening part of the wound to allow the infection or fluid to drain. Testing for ... Read More
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on site: Of wound and bacteria that caused infection. Most skin infections are caused by staph or strep, and Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can be effective, but not a ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Lee
20 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends : This depends on the location and bacteria causing infection. Most skin / wound infections are gram positive bacteria - so antibiotics to target this ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be: Cellulitis can be caused by a number of different bacteria. Usually streptococcus or staphylococcus is involved but other bacteria are often the culp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Wound infection bugs: That depends. The most common organisms to infect open wounds are staphylococcus and streptococcus. If the wound is traumatic and dirty it could be ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
CA-MRSA: Treatment of MRSA infection depends on where the infection is & how ill the patient is. For eg, treatment for MRSA infection in the blood is differs f ... Read More
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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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is a antibiotic commonly used to treat MRSA infections. Need to check the sensitivities though to be sure.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
See podiatrist: Do you mean the nail is green? This is likely fungus. If there is green drainage or pus this could be a pseudomonas infection that would require an an ... 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 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
Neosporin and see MD: Clean the wound with soap/water and place neosporin on it. Then go see a doc to make sure you are current on your tetanus vaccine. If not then get one ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: Pseudomonas can be transmitted differently - contact exposure, airborne. Also, it may live on some of us without causing any disease, but when local i ... Read More
A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: The type of staph based on antibiotic sensitivity os what determines the best drug.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
22 years experience Family Medicine
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is: A good choice in this situation.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
MRSA: Even if you have been treated you are probably still carrying this on your skin and mucous membranes. Depends on your definition of "contagious". This ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yolanda Lagunas
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial sensitivit: Your doctor should have your urine culture checked for sensitivity to specific antibiotics. Hopefully both bacteria are sensitive to one antibiotic b ... Read More
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes: It depends on the size and other symptoms, but this treatment is often standard and necessary.
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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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
No: But a severe bacterial infection can cause it. Dry gangrene is when tissue dies as a result of lack of blood supply or severe infection or trauma.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jana Tomsky Corvalan
26 years experience Family Medicine
No: Respiratory tract infection or "uri" is caused 99.9% by virus and antibiotics are only for bacterias - they just do not touch virus ! if you take anti ... Read More
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