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recurring staph infection in children

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Get seen: This is the 21st century and even in our dysfunctional health care system, you have a right to know which of these two very different illnesses you ha ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. LINDILE SOGA
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Immunodeficiency?: Recurrent infections do happen from time to time at various sites in our bodies. Sometimes we are able to identify an underlying physiological reason ... Read More
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Recurrent staph: Once staph is established in certtain tissue, it can be difficult to eradicate entirely. Antibiotics may seem to cure ia flare-up without actually kil ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Dirty: I would advise you not to go on a trip where you think you will get staph infection. I know that you would miss this but your health and well-being is ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Antibiotics: A culture with sensitivities to various antibiotics will provide more information for your PCP to select an antibiotic which is best. There are differ ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Get it treated and?: It is not that common to have recurrent ataph infections of the face. Recurrence occurs in people Who have weak immune system People who have eczema ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Infectious diseaseMD: Is it cultured MRSA or regular staph. You should speak to an infectious disease md for treatment. Do you scratch yourself? Itch? Possibly at night? Yo ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Bacteria: Many people carry staph bacteria and never develop staph infections. If you have a staph infection, there's a good chance that it stemmed from bacteri ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rash, pain, fever: May be others as well. Wound infections can occur. Staph can cause a serious infection in the skin and underlying tissue.
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A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotics: Depending what the staph is sensitive to various antibiotics can be used. Surgical soap may be helpful in decreasing the bacteria to decrease chances ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Winters
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Hand Contact: Most staph. Infections are spread from person-to-person by hand contact. These infections start by introducing the germ to a new site; if the skin is ... Read More
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