A 26-year-old female asked:
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i can't get rid of a staph infection. i've been to the dr and they lanced it open and packed it. as well as been on many antibiotics. what to do?

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Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Re evaluate totally: First your dr needs to be sure this is an infection by removing a piece of tissue from the wound to culture, look for other signs of infection like an elevated white blood count. If truly infected checking for a deeper abscess, bone infection, retained tooth fragment or suture be sure your nutrition is good with some extra zinc vitamin c.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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