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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. J Roberts
Dr. J Roberts answered
27 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes, but...: If skin dries/cracks, then staph or strep may infect the soft tissue as the dermal opening creates a portal of entry... Mrsa is is quite prevalent... ... Read More

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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wesley Marquart
18 years experience General Surgery
Loss of protection: When an ulcer develops you lose the protection of the skin, therefore you become prone to bacterial infections.
Dr. Rafael Lugo
28 years experience General Surgery
Complicates them: It makes them worse.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
41 years experience Preventive Medicine
Test: resistance to: clindamycin, an antibiotic (i.e. against+life+thing). Study: https://www.google.com/#q=what+is+d+test for an overview. Since some SA are MRSA, d-test ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Landi
47 years experience Phlebology
Ulcer/Infection: A venous stasis ulcer has the potential to become a very serious problem and can certainly become infected. These ulcers require aggressive treatment ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tharesh Udupa
22 years experience Podiatry
Better wound care: Are you being seen at a wound care center? If not make sure you get referred to one. It also sounds you need to be under the care of an infectious di ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Staph and candida ce: Candida infection celllitis in people with normal immune system is not that common.In your case i think staph is the main organism and candida is seco ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Rahimi
9 years experience Hepatology
Prior : Prior to answering your question, avvo's terms of use state, "such information should be used only as a starting point for addressing your medical iss ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Phillip Frist
46 years experience Dentistry
Where?: Stomach is usually excessive acid or sometimes a bacterial or lack of problem. Mouth ulcers usually are from trauma or herpetic virus.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Joyce
40 years experience Phlebology
No inflow: Venous stasis is caused by valve problems that allow blood from deep high-pressure veins to enter low-pressure veins just under the skin. These veins ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
61 years experience Family Medicine
Ulcers: The usual test done to diagnose ulcers of the GI tract is gastro endoscopy where your Gastroenterologist looks directly into your stomach

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