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How could my daughter have contracted staph epi during birth ?

How could my daughter have contracted staph epi during birth ?

Staph epi everywhere: Estimates exist that state all newborns begin to acquire some bacteria on their skin by 6 hours of age.(usually staph epi + others) this is often in spite of normal hospital practices. Mom, dad & all visitors that touch baby may pass their staph & it usually simply stays on the body surface causing no harm. Kids also begin to swallow germs that contaminate their fingers & mouth. ...Read more

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Dr. Neal Kraus
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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

Staphylococcal infection is a bacterial infection that can cause disease in many parts of the body. Staph infections ...Read more


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My 10 month son has been getting staph infections on the diaper/groin area since birth. Any way to irradiate it?

My 10 month son has been getting staph infections on the diaper/groin area since birth. Any way to irradiate it?

Immune workup: Repeated staph infections may be due to an immune deficiency. Some of the cells involved in fighting infection may carry a defect that makes him more prone to staph. I would suggest speaking with you pediatrician about this possibility. Some of the conditions include cgd. Prmg pediatric resp fax 858 259 9689 for review of records and ?S i hope that this helps. ...Read more

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I have a terrible staph infection after giving birth just over a month ago, could it have anything to do with giving birth?

I have a terrible staph infection after giving birth just over a month ago, could it have anything to do with giving birth?

Depends...: Pregnancy and delivery by itself does not make one at risk of developing a staph infection. Staphylococcus is a very prevalent bacteria that is found on our skin, on door knobs, at the gym, and in hospitals--just to name a few! the best way to prevent a staph infection around the time of pregnancy is good hand and personal hygiene. Make sure doctors and nurses wash well before caring for you. ...Read more

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I was just recently on antibiotics for a staph infection and kept taking my birth control pill daily also. Is it normal to have my period for 2 weeks?

I was just recently on antibiotics for a staph infection and kept taking my birth control pill daily also. Is it normal to have my period for 2 weeks?

No- not normal: to have a period longer than a week. Please let your parents know so that this can be medically checked. Take care. ...Read more

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Does staph itch?

Does staph itch?

Maybe: See your doctor if you think you have an infection. It can cause red streaking and can also be uncomfortable. You may need an antibiotic or be having a rash which may need a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I treat staph. Hominus?

How do I treat staph. Hominus?

Culture : When an infection is suspected a culture is taken. The culture identifies not only what bacteria is involved but also what medications the bacteria is susceptible to. This allows selection of the appropriate antibiotic. ...Read more