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Staph Infection In Diaper Area
My 9 month old taking amoxicillin has ended up with a staph infection in the diaper area & buttocks. Did amox. Cause this? He has had a history of thi
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wrong place: Staph are normal skin flora. If there's skin trauma (scratch, ingrown hair, obstructed gland) the bacteria finds a nice warm spot w/lots of free food ; they can set up shop ; grow. Staph release toxins that allow them to break down skin ; make deeper homes ; more bacteria food. The process continues until the immune system kicks in, wound is opened/drained (o2 is toxic to staph), +/- antibiotics. ...Read more
I am getting over a staph infection near my groin area. But now I am starting to have the shooting pains again. Is the normal.
Staph skin infection: The infection my have not been completely cleared. See your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
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I have a staph infection in my vaginal area I need to know everything about it cuase my doctor isnt clear. Cana I give it to my partner? Ect.
Staph infection.: Staph is a common skin bacteria so these infections aren't particularly rare. There are antibiotics that should help clear this up. As far as transmission to a partner - generally not an issue unless your partner has an open area in his genital area. Also showering after sex should help reduce the chances of any spread. ...Read more
I was told that there re still pockets of pus near the area where Dr lanced staph infection & was put on antibiotic.What will happen to pus around it?
Scratch: You can get a staph infection from any break in the skin. It could be a scratch from a garment or even from scratching an itch. Whatever the cause, it's something to take seriously as you don't want to get cellulitis in this area. Treatment often starts with topical antibiotics and then moves to oral antibiotics if the topicals aren't initially successful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a large bump/cyst on my mons pubis. By large, I mean in width & the fact that it literally sticks out from that area. Is it a staph infection?
Evaluation.: You need an evaluation of this lesion to tell what it is. ...Read more
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