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Impetigo Inside Nose Wont Heal
I have impetigo&have taken kelflex &bactroban (mupirocin) for 10 days.The bactroban (mupirocin) is making the sores& inside nose bright red & swollen. What do I do?
Stop the bactroban (mupirocin): You can be sensitive/allergic to the bactroban (mupirocin) & should stop it immediately. Call your dr so the information can be reviewed & get into your medical record. If your dr wants to continue an ointment for the sores there are others out there that can be used. ...Read more
Is there a way to differentiate between a cold sore or impetigo inside nose? Get occasional cold sores on outer edge of nostril. Dangerous to brain?
I've been treated for impetigo in the nose twice, it's back again. I developed sinus allergy type symptoms since the first infection. What's the cure?
Nasal hygiene !: You have to treat it more aggressively with antibiotics by mouth and intranasal antibiotic cream! staph impetigo tend to colonize the nasal cavity and emerge after antibiotics is completed! twice a day bactroban intranasal x 5 days repeated for 6 months tend to decrease nasal colonization! regards! ...Read more
Topical antibiotic: The bacteria that's commonly the cause of impetigo is staph aureus, which responds to prescription topical antibiotics. If your doctor determines that you are a carrier of staph, he/she will prescribe you a topical antibiotic to apply to your nostrils. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've had mild impetigo on my nose for about 4 months now. It's not uncomfortable, but it looks bad. How do I treat it?
Impetigo : You can use round small bandaids. Try to keep exposed to air while at home to dry up . Good luck ...Read more
Impetigo: just apply a small bandaid on it it would look less conspicuous ...Read more
I had allergy issues this week since sunday soar/itchy throat sneezing watery eyes nose stopped up my nose is dry feel cut inside nose how to heal it?
Antihistaminics: You may use over the counter anti-histaminics, especially the non-drowsy ones, like loratadine (claritin) or cetirizine (zyrtec). use daily during your allergy sea on. It takes a week to feel full relief. You may use the ones with decongestants if you do not have high blood pressure, heart problems or pregnant, also OTC nasal steroids (nasacort) can help ...Read more
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