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I am taking bactrim for a staff infection and after several days i itch all over and have a rash. should i stop the meds?

I am taking bactrim for a staff infection and after several days i itch all over and have a rash. should i stop the meds?

Yes: Allergic reaction to sulfa antibiotics, Bactrim/Septra in particular is not that uncommon. Your description sounds suspicious for just that. I would see your doctor for this to determine the next treatment option for you. If this is an allergic reaction then you should avoid sulfa antibiotics in the future. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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How to cure staff infection?

How to cure staff infection?

Antimicrobials...: With activity against the staph and making sure to eradicate staph in the nose if need be. ...Read more

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I am diabetic. Recently some infection started behind my both ears and it looks like rash. Its also spreading. What is the cure. Thanks.?

I am diabetic. Recently some infection started behind my both ears and it looks like rash. Its also spreading. What is the cure. Thanks.?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is a staff infection?

What is a staff infection?

A type of bacteria: Staph=staphylococcus.2 groups of staph bacteria exist: s. Aureus (sa) & s. Non-aureus. Most serious staph infections are due to sa. 2 major groups of sa are deteremined by antibiotic resistance:mssa & mrsa. Mrsa is the resistant type of staph which may require special antibiotics. Most often sa infects: skin, lungs, blood, heart valves, bones & brain. 30% of us have sa on our nose or skin normally. ...Read more

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How do I know I have a staff infection?

How do I know I have a staff infection?

Culture: A bacterial culture would show if you have a staph infection and what antibiotic it is sensitive . A staph infection os swelling and heat. Pus around hair follicles, or any variation in between. ...Read more

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Can you please describe merca staff infection and what does it look like ?

Can you please describe merca staff infection and what does it look like ?

MRSA: This is a bacterial strain of staphylococcus aureus which has developed resistance to antistaphylococcal penicillins and cephalosporins. Its appearance clinically will depend greatly on the area of the body infected, but not much different from strains sensitive to oxacillin/methicillin. ...Read more

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Are people with (internal staff infections) allowed to work in food establishments?

Are people with (internal staff infections) allowed to work in food establishments?

Should be OK: An internal staph infection sounds like food poisoning. That won't pass from person to person as long as the infected person washes his hands after using the toilet. As long as the infection is being treated the person should be ok to work. ...Read more

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What is staff infection?

What is staff infection?

Staph infection: Staph infections are caused by staphylococcus bacteria, a type of germ commonly found on the skin or in the nose of even healthy individuals. Most of the time, these bacteria cause no problems or result in relatively minor skin infections. But staph infections can turn deadly if the bacteria invade deeper into your body, entering your bloodstream, joints, bones, lungs or heart. ...Read more

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Could staff infection get under your skin?

Staph vs staff: Staphylococcal organisms colonize the skin. When they get 'under the skin' or enter the skin through breaks (cut, scratch, rash, burn) then the organisms set up shop and cause infection (tissue damage and the inflammation that follows). Staph can be an ugly bug and then enter the blood stream and cause distant infections. Some staff get under my skin...Those you have to ignore or just deal with! ...Read more

Dr. Warren Foster
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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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

Skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more