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staph infection from mosquito bites

A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Several red bites : with a small pimple(pustule)in the center describes a fire ant bite.Any possible exposure?Soy sause takes away the sting(also works for bee/wasp sting ... Read More
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A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mrsa: It appears that his skin is colonized by MRSA. A 10-14 day course of an effective antibiotic may clear the bacteria living on his skin. However, this ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infection: More likely. Se a dermatologist.
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A member asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience in Family Medicine
Infections: Nobody can tell if an infected lesion is due to Staph or another bacteria without a culture. However, if a sore or wound, is hot, has pus, is tender, ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Could be either/both: Staph infections arise in various wounds and bug bites can be the primary event that becomes secondarily infected.If there was any puss expressed fro ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. DawnRenee Cinocco
15 years experience in Geriatrics
See your doctor: this needs to be checked out by a health care provider. don't squeeze it, or open it. mark the red area with a marker if it is getting bigger or there ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
21 years experience in Dermatology
This : This is tough to answer without a picture. There are several possibilities including bites (fleas or other), eczema or allergic contact dermatitis, l ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rash, pain, fever: May be others as well. Wound infections can occur. Staph can cause a serious infection in the skin and underlying tissue.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience in Dermatology
Antibiotics: Depending what the staph is sensitive to various antibiotics can be used. Surgical soap may be helpful in decreasing the bacteria to decrease chances ... Read More
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