A member asked:

I may have a bacteria on my face on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for over 10 days now and a bacteria wash, but seems new pimples are appearing again. pleae help?

2 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Joseph Bouvier answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

See below: Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) can take care of some skin infections especially staph and strep but not all. See you doctor to get a culture of the infection so, if the bacteria is not sensitive, the culture can determine which is.

Answered 9/28/2016


Dr. Chirag Vasa answered

Specializes in Infectious Disease

Dermatology: You may be helpful with Minocycline or other anti acne treatment , you should see deatologist.

Answered 6/30/2014



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