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Breastfeeding After Staph Infection And Breast Tissue Removal
Is staph infection contagious? Are there any potential ramifications of breast feeding with a staph infection?
Staph and breast fee: Staph infections are definitely contagious.If you are breast feeding you need to be doubly cautious.If you want to continue you to breast feed you must be seen by a physician. You can be placed on an antibiotic that wont harm you or your baby. Above all you must be scrupulous about hand washing as well as breast care to include washing of breasts before and after feeding. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Scratch: You can get a staph infection from any break in the skin. It could be a scratch from a garment or even from scratching an itch. Whatever the cause, it's something to take seriously as you don't want to get cellulitis in this area. Treatment often starts with topical antibiotics and then moves to oral antibiotics if the topicals aren't initially successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: repeated infections more probableGet a more detailed answer ›
Yes.: Skin anywhere can get infected, .Get a more detailed answer ›
Probably not: Probably not but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. This way you can find out what is causing this. ...Read more
I have staph infection and which have also affected my kidney cause I feel pains around my kidney area and in my right breast wall.it keeps coming bac?
Staph infection?: See your doctor for the recurrent stap infection. ...Read more
I have a reoccurring staph infection, mrsa. It keeps comming back every month and jumping locations, from rear to breast to back of head.
Infectious diseaseMD: Is it cultured MRSA or regular staph. You should speak to an infectious disease md for treatment. Do you scratch yourself? Itch? Possibly at night? You may have MRSA under the nails and seeding the skin. Normlly you treat MRSA and it resolves you have to culture it find out what it is sensitive to and use those antibiotics. Bactrim ds, and zyvox is made specifically for mrsa culture your nose too. ...Read more
I had a bub 5 months ago an breast feed for the first two months now my breasts have shrunk to nothing! I have no breast tissue what can I do to help?
Well: They are smaller than when you got pregnant, i presume. There is little to do, i'm afraid. Have you been losing a lot of weight? Perhaps gaining some back would help. I can't think of a medical way to help; there is always the surgical if it's a big issue, which it sounds like. Perhaps better advise will come through. Gd luc. ...Read more
1wk post-partum, breastfeeding, developed my 6th staph infection in 5yrs. If treated what affect would antibiotics have on my breastmilk and baby?
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Breastfeeding is providing nutrition to an infant using breat milk either directly by infant latching and sucking on the nipple or by feeding via bottle with expressed breast milk (when baby has difficulty suckling). Breast milk is the best milk for any baby but ...Read more
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