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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ish Rawal
Dr. Ish Rawal answered
18 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Cleansers can be used along with hydrogen peroxide but usually they are for clearing up the dead tissue. Antibiotics are still needed to kill the acti ... Read More
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Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
Generally not: To my knowledge Gabapentin does not treat skin infections. Properly selected and dosed antibiotics are probably the best approach along w/environmenta ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Inadequate response: If the treatment is not helping, I recommend returning to the prescriber, who saw the infection before, for re-evaluation. S/he is best positioned ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
See dermatologist: could be irritation, fungus, yeast, or allergy to some contactant
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Thirty MInute Rule: I teach my patients, especially those on medications that may cause upset stomachs, if they throw up within thirty minutes after taking a medication t ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Immunocompromised?: do you have any other medical conditions such as diabetes or HIV that would make it harder for your body to heal?..if so your doctor may need to give ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liesa Harte
28 years experience Family Medicine
Scars : Talk to your doctor. Sometimes laser treatments can greatly improve the appearance of scars.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: There are topical medications that are effective for treating that condition as well.
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A female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Cefadoxil: This antibiotic is safe and effective. It is related to Keflex.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out CDC: 1st the CDC (center for disease control) has a GREAT website resource for you. Look up CDC MRSA. You could be considered infectious. Soap on your b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Desquamation of skin: Often occurs in the resolution of skin infections.

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