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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 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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Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Rash After Staph: A rash is an abnormal condition and reaction of the skin. A rash can be a symptom of a wide variety of mild to serious diseases, disorders and conditi ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sung ho Bae
19 years experience Podiatry
UTI: A staph infection is short for a Staphylococcus Aureus infection that is causing your urinary tract infection (UTI). Your feet swelling and itching ... 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 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 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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Hyper pigmentation: Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin pigment due to increased amounts of melanin, usually occurs during the healing p ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Several days: Avoid direct contact until infection resolves and he should wash his hands .Infection will improve in 2 days but he must complete course of antibiotic ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashley Emmert
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Irritated skin: Hi there. Sometimes staph can secrete what is called a superantigen which can activate the immune system or possibly it is just that abnormal skin ta ... Read More

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