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I am taking bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 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 (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 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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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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How can I prevent staff infection?

Hand washing: We all have some staph on our skin, nostrils, groin etc. To prevent picking up pathogenic types, you should wash hands frequently with soap and water or alcohol gel. Chrlorhexidine is more effective, but i would recommend talking to your doctor before taking more steps. ...Read more

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Is MRSA staff infection ever gone?

Yes: Some patients become colonized with MRSA and are at risk for recurrent infections. This can be overcome with a series of chlorhexidene gluconate cleansing treatments, mupiricin ointment to the nares for a number of days and antibiotics as indicated. 2 negative cultures of the nares are felt to indicate the MRSA is resolved. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms/ treatment for marcons staff infection?

What are the symptoms/ treatment for marcons staff infection?

Not sure: I was unfamiliar with the marcons name, but a quick search shows that it stands for "multiple antibiotic resistant coagulase negative staphylococcus". It is very rare in allopathic medicine to see infections with these bacteria and they are more often a contaminant of a blood or tissue culture. This seems to be something dealt with more by naturopathic providers. ...Read more

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My daughter keeps getting staff infections , how do I prevent this?

Staph infections: Have your daughter take warm soapy baths to which youve added 3-4 tablespoons of bleach . In addition apply Bactroban (mupirocin) Ointment to your childs nostrils several times a day. ...Read more

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For a small staff infection is mupirocin ointment enough by its self?

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Here are some ...: External antibiotic use would have no effect or help an enclosed skin infection like a boil; its treatment of choice would be incision and drainage with optional internal use of antibiotic according to clinical judgment. More? Ask Doc. . ...Read more

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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)

A 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