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severe staph infection and acute renal failure

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Still antibiotics...: If active infection forming abscesses etc..These should be surgically drained, and oral antibiotic use just as with those without renal failure. The ... Read More

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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
ARF and infection: Acute renal failure (ARF) has a frequently reported mortality in 20-80% of the patients. Infection, as a cause or a complication of the syndrome, is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes this type infection can cause this it needs an evaluation in person by a doctor if your symptoms are severe go to the Emergency room of the hospit ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Yes, it can: Any skin lesion that is causing severe pain should be shown to a dermatologist right away. If a dermatologist is not available, see your primary care ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Satish Sundar
33 years experience Pediatrics
Pustules: Large and painful pus filled acne may suggest infection. A scrape culture can prove it for sure.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph aureus: If there is an abscess in your groin they may want to drain this. Staphylococcal infection localized to an inguinal lymph node is a very unusual situa ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unrelated: But would you kindly be more specific about what kind of symptoms, antibiotics wouldn't affect ana testing
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Tillett
21 years experience Urology
It's possible: You may want to be treated with a course of antibiotics and see if your symptoms improve.
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A male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Why Family Doctor: There is just way too much missing here for specific commentary. We need the scan reports, blood test results, a description of the physical exam and ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Guy Fogel
Dr. Guy Fogel answered
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hard to predict: Very difficult situation caused by stress of infection on weaker organs such as heart and kidneys. I think you have to play this out carefully but tak ... Read More

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