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Clindamycin Resistant Mrsa
MRSA in armpits. I tried mupirocin and topical clindamycin. Still slight odor problems what do I do now or try?
Follow up needed : you need to see a physician to get oral antibiotics. ...Read more
Part of the lincoside family . It has good gram positive an anaerobic coverage, but its association with the development of clostridium difficile infection has limited its use. It is used in certain drug allergy situations where staph, strep, pneumococcal, and anaerobic organisms. Its use in MRSA infections is spotty. It is a bacteriostatic drug that works ...Read more
I have been diagnosed w MRSA in the wound. My md has been treating it with clindamycin and after 4 days the wound is still draining.?
I'm 37 wks. 50%/2cm. I have MRSA near my rectum. Abcess is not open and I'm currently taking Clindamycin. Can I still deliver vaginally?
It depends: It depends on where it is in relation to the vagina and when you go into labor. If it is perineal, there could be an increased risk of spreading the infection. I am sure your doctor will discuss this with you more so that you can reach a decision together about what will be best. Best wishes ...Read more
I tested positive for active MRSA infections have done a course of clindamycin am still getting infections. What are other options for treatment?
My daughter has MRSA and is taking clindamycin we are giving her bleach baths and using hyblicens soap and we bandage open wounds what else can we do?
Watch for abscesses: You are doing all of the right things. Watch for abscess formation; these often need to be drained for cure. Small abscesses may drain on their own if you use warm compresses. An abscess would be warm, red, tender, and swollen. Follow up with your doctor to be sure that any cultures are sensitive to clindamycin. Also look for persistent fevers or signs of dehydration/decreased urine output. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Er Dr Dx Me With MRSA last night. he put me on Cleocin (clindamycin phosphate) 300 Mg q.i.d i also got dial body wash what else can i do. i have a past history with MRSA.
Staphylococcus: Now a days many of us are colonized with MRSA. It doesn't necessarily mean we will develop any increased infection rates as compared to MSSA which is also all over us. While technically speaking Cleocin, Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) and Rifampin may work..don't be surprised if it doesn't. Zyvox is an excellent oral medication for severe infections. Hibiclens is far superior to Dial. Twice a week use after bathing ...Read more
May be helpful: Some people advocate for tea tree oil, but the data is not strong. On the other hand, there is no real down side so long as the tea tree oil is clean and uncontaminated. ...Read more
Current tx for MRSA in ear with clindamycin. I keep getting new sores: inside of lips, leg, and-earing holes-while i'm on it-is it not responding?
I had a skin infection (staph/mrsa) above my eyebrow if I kiss my boyfriend can he get MRSA even if im taking clindamycin?
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