A 33-year-old female asked:
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oh got skin infec- folliculitis from cow, passed to me. first diagnosed as staph. cow tested + for listeria.3 weeks, 3 antibiotics, new sores still?

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Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Not good: How was diagnosis of staff made? Culture I assume. What kind of staff? What was did the sensitivity studies of the staff show re what antibiotics it is sensitive to? 3 weeks, 3 diff abx and still new lesions, you need to see infectious disease specialist. May not be bacterial at all with this history. Best of luck with this.
Answered on Nov 5, 2015
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