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recurring staph infection on face

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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Don't pick: Don't pick your face, get your nose cultured to make sure you are not MRSA carrier if yes, may need bactroban nasal.
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Dr. Patrick Schaner
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
See your doctor: These sores are often seen with underlying abscess and may be related to MRSA infection. This is typically treated with drainage, soaks and and antibi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
44 years experience Dermatology
Surface only: Hibiclens will kill staph bacteria on the surface of the skin - but any infection involving tissue below the surface needs a systemic (oral or injecta ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
18 years experience Dermatology
Check the nose: Using lotion on your face should not be a problem after a staph infection. However, you may want your doctor to check and see if you are colonized by ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotic.: If there's truly a staph infection on your face, a topical or oral antibiotic would be what you need to get rid of it the quickest. A combination of ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lipkin
52 years experience Internal Medicine
Need an exam: It would be difficult to take the responsibility of giving you advice without knowing the details of your illness and examining your face. If you have ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Mancoll
30 years experience Plastic Surgery
What bothers you: Scar are noticeable for multiple reasons. First what color are they ? If pink then they are still healing. If brown then bleaching creams may help. If ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Possibly: Though if you still have redness, it is possible that it is not yet healed. Be seen for an exam and diagnosis.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bryan
32 years experience Dermatology
Staph: If it is just a superficial staph infection--impetigo--then it is not usually dangerous and can be treated with topical antiobiotic like mupirocin. I ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph infection: I would recommend seeing a doctor for the best treatment. You most likely need antibiotics - either topical or pills. Caladryl might help with some of ... Read More

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