A 41-year-old member asked:
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what can i do to address a bacterial skin infection?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: You should see your doctor. You may need antibiotics.
Answered on Jan 30, 2014
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Dr. Christopher Abel
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See your Dr.: A bacterial infection will need to be evaluated by a physician and usually treated with antibiotics.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
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Skin is thick: Because antibiotics don't always reach the skin well. However, abx actually do cure the very very large majority of skin infections.

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