A 38-year-old member asked:
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i have staph infection and don't know what to do, help?

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Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
25 years experience Infectious Disease
See doc: right away. Or you must be seeing one as you are diagnosed with such. Not sure what type of infection and what your concern is. Please elaborate.
Answered on Jul 5, 2014

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