A 35-year-old female asked:
How long is staph folliculitis contagious after beginning an oral antibiotic? The rash is not spreading and is fading, but still visible.
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Dr. Creighton Wright answered
55 years experience in General Surgery
Not: Staph is generally everywhere. There are various types: staph albus common on skin. Staph aureus -yellow more pathogenic. Usually not contagious like a virus or some bacteria. Clean and cover area and unlikely to be able to infect someone else.
Answered on Mar 3, 2018
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