A 42-year-old female asked:
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how dangerous is a staph infection on a five year olds ear and face?

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Dr. Michael Bryan
31 years experience Dermatology
Staph: If it is just a superficial staph infection--impetigo--then it is not usually dangerous and can be treated with topical antiobiotic like mupirocin. If it is a deeper--swollen, red, tender infection with fever, then it should be treated with oral antibiotics and monitored by your pediatrician for improvement.
Answered on Jan 5, 2019

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