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recurring staph infections two different types of resistant staph on the body

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
You : You are correct in being concerned for this baby. Staph infections are highly contagious, and if the proper precautions are not taken, the baby can co ... Read More
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Infant immune system: The immune systems of infants are developing and I would advise avoiding contact and good hand washing. The drainage should be sent for culture and MR ... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Similar: Mrsa is a type of staph that is resistant to some of the common anti-staph drugs, such as methicillin and cephalosporins.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: It can spread allover the body.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Until treated: Staphylcoccus aureus is a bad actor. Once it sets up infection in one location it has a propensity to extend itself both locally and systemically. I ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hubert
27 years experience Dermatology
Unclear.: What is the "build up" you are referring to? Antibiotics should clear the infection.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: Staphylococcus are a genus of bacteria usually divided into coagulase negative and positive. The coag positive staph are staph aureus which cause many ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Yes: Calcifications can be attributed to many causes. Any time there is a foreign body within the body, the body's immune system tries to control it by di ... Read More
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Unfortunately almost all bacteria are able to develop resistance to an antibiotic. Particularly when used unnecessarily.Check with your doctor if thi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 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

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