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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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Exam: Please see a skin specialist ( dermatologist) for evaluation and treatment. Your OCD meds may need adjustment.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Granulation Tissue: Granulation tissue is collagen-rich tissue which forms at the site of an injury. As the body heals, this tissue fills in the injury, and may eventuall ... Read More
Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
SeeSee derm: See your doctor to have evaluation of the lesion. As it heals it may just disappear.
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
It's there.: Staph is a common skin contaminant. It occasionally causes skin infection and can sometimes be severe.
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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 female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: It depends what type of staph infection you are referring to. An abscess would need drainage. A cellulitis or soft tissue infection could be treated ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Corben
40 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Get another opinion.: I suggest you find a doctor who can find the correct diagnosis. Seek a consultation with an internist, dermatologist and plastic surgeon. Be certain t ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Ointment stays aroun: a bit longer than cream. Otherwise there is n't much difference. Some people prefer 1 or the other. it is like a moisturizer - some like lotion, so ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inflammation: These are indicators of inflammation. If you have frequent problem with staph infections, you need to consult an allergist/immunologist to assess your ... Read More

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