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Clindamycin Resistant Mrsa
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.?
Continue & follow up: Methicillin resistant staph is a very common organism now residing on the skin, in rectal area or in nostrils of many people where they are colonized and do not cause disease (over 50% of nursing home residents may have it). When someone has an open wound or lowered immunity or some infection, it may be infected w mrsa. 4 days too short. Continue Clindamycin and follow up with the treating doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
I tested positive for active MRSA infections have done a course of clindamycin am still getting infections. What are other options for treatment?
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
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
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?
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
I had a skin infection (staph/mrsa) above my eyebrow if I kiss my boyfriend can he get MRSA even if im taking clindamycin?
My cycle was 3wks late with pregnancy symptoms,2wks past due negative hpt.At 3wks past due I spotted for 3days.Low hcg?Clindamycin 2mons ago for MRSA
Not sure of cause.: Reasons for missed/late periods: low body weight, obesity, marked weight ^ or v, over-exercise, endurance athletics, breast-feeding, ^ stress, illness, eating disorders (bulimia or anorexia), anovulatory cycle (no egg released), travel, hormone irregularities, drug use, meds (i.e., birth control) or medical problems (i.e. PCOS). #1 reason is pregnancy. ...Read more
My 16yo has a MRSA infection is taking bactrim ds for 8.5 days (prescribed for 10) and using clindamycin gel . She has stomach pain, continue meds?
MRSA: Answers on healthtap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. This should be asked of and discussed with the doctor who prescribed the medication for the mrsa. Although this may be a reaction to medication it may be something entirely different. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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