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staph infection in the gut

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Dr. Robert Killian
28 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Bacteria: Many people carry staph bacteria and never develop staph infections. If you have a staph infection, there's a good chance that it stemmed from bacteri ... Read More
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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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: If the drainage is stopped and the wound is healed and there is no redness or swelling.
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
To a point: Meaning that many people tolerate staph on the skin without consequence.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
Draining is good: If it is draining then that is a step in the right direction. However, this material should be cultured to determine the best medical treatment (i.E i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Possible: See dermatologist or primary doc to find out.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
47 years experience Dermatology
Staph infection: It depends on where the infection is, how severe it is and what are the characteristics of the organism. Basically it is a bad idea because the organi ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Vaginal flora: Staph is a normal colonizing agent of the skin and external vaginal mucosa. If there is a break in the skin or a hair follicle or gland (e.g.: bartho ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
MRSA: Many, but not all humans carry staph aureus in their nasopharynx and on their skin. All have the organism in their GI tract. You can become contamin ... Read More
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