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How can a staph infection be cured?

How can a staph infection be cured?

With antibiotics : Staph is a bacteria and can be killed by antibiotics and cleaning of the pus. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Infection (Definition)

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


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How can a sphingomonas paucimobilis bacteria infection be treated?

How can a sphingomonas paucimobilis bacteria infection be treated?

Antibiotics: Sphingomonas is a very rare cause of human infection; when it is, it is usually fairly easily treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can bacterial vaginosis be treated?

How can bacterial vaginosis be treated?

Bacterial vaginosis: Bacterial vaginosis can be treated with metronidazole or clindamycin. ...Read more

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What can be used for a bacterial infection?

What can be used for a bacterial infection?

INFECTION: Bacterial infections are treated with antibiotics, locally , oral or parenteral depending on the severity of infection. ...Read more

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How can toenail infection be treated?

See below: The best way is to see a podiatrist who can remove the ingrown nail section and the start an antibiotic and topical treatment. ...Read more

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How can staph infections be treated?

How can staph infections be treated?

Oral antibiotics: See your md for an appropriate antibiotic and/or culture. Topical treatments won't do much for a true cellulitis (which is bacterial infection under the skin). Iv treatments are overkill for uncomplicated infections in healthy individuals. ...Read more

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Can you be born with a chronic yeast infection?

Can you be born with a chronic yeast infection?

No: Babies are born with a sterile gut and skin surface which begins to acquire germs from the environment within hours.After a few days, a baby will be colonized with a variety of skin and gut germs, including yeast, which can later enter irritated areas and be called a yeast infection. A human system is never completly void of yeast as it represents part of the normal gut germs. ...Read more

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Can bacterial infections be treated with antibiotics?

Can bacterial infections be treated with antibiotics?

Many bacterial: infections can be treated with antibiotics. However, some infective agents may be drug resistant. ...Read more

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Can a women infection be cured?

Can a women infection be cured?

More info please: What type of infection are you referring to? ...Read more

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Can bacterial pneumonia be treated?

Yes: Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections - bacterial (and viral) pneumonias can be lethal, but, in general, bacterial infections, including a bacterial pneumonia, can be treated with antibiotics (oral or intravenous). ...Read more

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Can zitromax be used to treat a yeast infection?

Can zitromax be used to treat a yeast infection?

Infections: Zithromax is an antibiotic. It is not an anti-fungal medications. Yeast infections are a fungus. ...Read more

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How can a possible infection be treated after a dog bite?

How can a possible infection be treated after a dog bite?

Depends on severity: I assume you are talking about increasing pain, redness and warmth around the site of a dog bite, not rabies or tetanus! if the bite was sutured, suture removal might be important, even if it is earlier than expected. Antibiotics by mouth, or, in serious cases, intravenously might be needed, as well. This is nothing to fool around with; see a doctor asap! ...Read more

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Can a UTI caused by mrsa be cured? Or will it always cause problems?

Yes it can be: but MRSA hangs out/lives on your skin and you cannot eradicate that. From there it could get back into your urine and cause infection, or it may not do that for years. it just depends on what your luck is or what your immune system needs to do. ...Read more

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Can a staph infection be deadly?

Can a staph infection be deadly?

Staph Infections: Yes, staphylococcus infections can be deadly. There are certain strains that can be very aggressive and cause significant disease in the skin, tissues, and heart valves. Just because staph is cultured from a wound does not necessarily mean that you will die (the chances in this scenario is very small). The strains and circumstances of the 'deadly' staph is very unique. ...Read more

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What can be done to cure chronic bacteria infections?

Antibiotics.: Chronic infections should be cultured in a lab to determine what the organism / bacteria is that is causing the problem. The lab can also then do sensitivity testing in which the bacteria are grown in the presence of different types and concentrations of antibiotics. These results can help the doctor caring for you decide which is the best antibiotic(s) with which to treat. ...Read more

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What can be used for a yeast infection?

OTC creams: You can go to your local pharmacy and there are many over the counter (otc) creams that at one time were prescription and are now available to you without seeing a dr. , if it persists, than you may need an exam and rx medications. Best wishes. ...Read more

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How can salmonella infection be prevented?

How can salmonella infection be prevented?

See below: Vaccination of feed animals. Limit use of antibiotics as growth promoters. Improve food safty practices. Do not eat raw or undercooked eggs or meats. Food handler hygene. Maintain time-temperature standards for food handling/preparation/storage. Ban unpasturized dairy products. There is a typhoid vaccine for travelers to typhoid endemic areas. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Bacterial Infections (Definition)

Bacteria are tiny organisms that can only be seen with a microscope. When certain bacteria enter the body, they can cause infections that must ...Read more


Bacteria (Definition)

Are omnipresent single celled organisms which are the both the simplest form of life and the original form of life on earth. The are ...Read more