A 24-year-old female asked about a 26-year-old member:
What is the best anti biotic to take for staph infection? tried augmentine before.
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Pediatrics 38 years experience
No "ONE" best: There are many different types of staph, and they are sensitive and resistant to may different antibiotics. Even from one infection to another, what works can change. Best advice is to culture the drainage from the source of the staph, and have a lab do a "sensitivity" test, which determines not only what antibiotics work, but how big of a dose you may need. It is the only correct answer here!
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