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tattoo staph infection symptoms

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Zimmerman
19 years experience Dermatology
Mostly red with pain: Symptoms of any infection, whether it is staph or otherwise, usually include swelling, redness, and pain. Staph infections often also have a honey-co ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Many: Crusting, pain, redness, purulent drainage.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denis Winder
58 years experience Plastic Surgery
Suggestion: At least six weeks.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amar Ashraf
Specializes in Infectious Disease
Very low risk: Staph infection of nose likely due to colonization of staph bacteria in skin, so there is a chance tattoo procedure can cause exposure of the bacteria ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Howard Fox
42 years experience Podiatry
I : I think you may be right. Go see a doctor. Topical antibiotics have a limited use, especially when treating mrsa. You have to remember that antibio ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Probably not: There is no "natural remedy" likely to help. If the infection is superficial, just keeping it clean and dry may be sufficient. In that case, a natural ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Redness: Mild staph infections would be skin/soft tissue ones, which may manifest as just redness and swelling at a site. Treatment would be to drain abscesse ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sometimes none: Both of these bacteria can normally exist in the vagina. Usually symptoms don't occur un less the bacteria overgrows. At that point symptoms may inclu ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
15 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
MRSA: Most likely you are concerned about mrsa, a drug resistant bacteria. Often this starts as a "pimple" but then progresses to a larger boil. With MRSA ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Staphylococcus : Staph is an organism found everwhere in nature (surfaces/doornobs) but mostly on skin. Can spread via hands. We are covered w/staph and our 'normal ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
19 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Pain/redness: The signs of any bacterial infection are: redness, swelling, pain, heat. In medical school most of us learned the latin: rubor, tumor, dolor and calo ... Read More
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