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staph infection itchy bumps

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Seward
22 years experience 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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Dr. Thomas Johnson
27 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
How : How long have the bumps been present? Do they change at all?
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
Staph infection: Staph infections are tender, painful, red swollen. There may be pus & blood. Fever can be high. See a dermatologist for your itchy skin. Antiseptics a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Staph usually causes boils and abscesses ( in some cases systemic invasion into the blood stream) except in atopic dermatitis where it can trigger an ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
52 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: As long as it continues to fade away, the irritation of the infection may take some time to clear. If worsening occurs (without you scratching or bump ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
25 years experience Dermatology
?Folliculitis: This sounds like folliculitis (inflammation of the hair follicle). Staph can cause it. But there are other things that can cause a folliculitis. You s ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
35 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Speak to your md: This could be an allergic reaction to either the medications or secondary to the infection. Staph in the blood is a severe infection so you should be ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Yes: This inconsistent with a recurrent staph infection which a culture can confirm. If it is li tied ba troban can work. However if it is extensive an ora ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Catherine Shaw
36 years experience Clinical Psychology
Unable to tell: Sorry unable to tell online. Please see general doctor or dermatologist soon.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Depends: Superficial staphylococcus aureus skin infections can be treated with topical bactroban ointment. A more significant infection would require oral ant ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 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

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