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strep infection in belly button

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
What is the organism: being treated?

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Keep it clean and treat with antibiotics.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
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Use a q-tip w soap: Clean several ted a day with a q- tipamd soap. These infections temporarily discolor the skin sometimes. It took me six weeks to get over one after tr ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
49 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe: It might work but not at all a wise choice because most staphylococci are resistant to it.
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: This fluid sounds like a seroma that occurs with an infection or without during the healing process. You need to contact your MD, as it cannot be dete ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Poling
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Keflex: Depending on how significant the infection is will determined how quickly the resolution of the infection. One could expect an improvement after a fe ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Don't be anxious: Yeast infections or fungal infections are not treated by antibx creams, but instead need fungal creams to help get rid of them. If the area is still ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
38 years experience Family Medicine
Infection: You should seek urgent care if you are having a lot of pain or getting a high fever. Could clean the site with antiseptic and use antibiotic ointment ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
No: But you probably have umbilical seborrheic dermatitis or psoriasis. It will be very effective for these.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: He/she will listen to you, give you an examination, possibly order some tests, and provide answers for your symptoms.
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