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Staph Infection Keeps Coming Back
Is it a cyst?: If a sebaceous cyst, comp[lete surgical excision should take care of it. Hidadrenitis, requires a more extensive operation to remove multiple glands. If the "cyst" is a lymph node- more elaborate testing including biopsy may determine the cause. See general surgeon. If you had rectal cancer- go back to your oncologist. ...Read more
This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... it's very nasty in other words. You can see an ID doc to find out more about Staph infections, since they are experts in diagnosing and treating ...Read more
Sinus infection keeps coming back constant foul taste in mouth from nasal drip. Antibiotics knock it out and comes back every time?
Rinsing or surgery.: Try frequent sinus and nose rinsing with one of the over the counter kits. Also your physician should consider if you are a candidate for a long term preventive antibiotic use or refer you to an E.N.T. surgeon for considering if surgical treatment would take care of your problem. ...Read more
I have a reoccurring staph infection, mrsa. It keeps comming back every month and jumping locations, from rear to breast to back of head.
Infectious diseaseMD: Is it cultured MRSA or regular staph. You should speak to an infectious disease md for treatment. Do you scratch yourself? Itch? Possibly at night? You may have MRSA under the nails and seeding the skin. Normlly you treat MRSA and it resolves you have to culture it find out what it is sensitive to and use those antibiotics. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds, and zyvox is made specifically for mrsa culture your nose too. ...Read more
Have staph infection on side of knee, not mrsa from culture.ER DR said he didnt lance all pus.Almost pain free from antibiotic.what happen pus inside?
May be none: If you can bend your knee without pain, the likelihood is that the joint was not affected. It would help to lose weight, not easy. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more
I am suffering from fungal infection in my genetial area. The infection keeps spreading , what are it's cures?
Dermatomycoses: This needs to be seen to be properly assessed and managed. Generally superficial fungal skin infections of this nature are managed well with topical antifungal medications, but occasionally may require systemic therapy. See your doctor. Best wishes. ...Read more
Possibly...: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Does this cheese like materall come from tonsilS for 2 months keeps coming back cause throat tightening post nasal drip need antibiotic? Clindomycin?
Candida: There are few things you can try: stay on fluconazole for 10 days total, if no contraindications, make sure you sex partner treated as well, avoid antibiotics if possible, trial of probiotics or include daily yogurt in your diet. I assume you don't have diabetes, using steroids or immunocompromised, which are also risk factors, so tight blood sugar control and avoiding sweets may help as well ...Read more
Had a uti last month.then infection cleared. Kidney area of back still sore and feels irritated. What is it?
Stones?: Kidney infections or pyelonephritis usually required prolong the anabiotic therapy such as in 2 to 3 weeks. Sometimes a kidney stone can mimic a kidney infection or be the cause of it. A renal to sound or x-ray such as a CT scan may be necessary along with urine test if indicated ...Read more
What happens to dead tissue on my nose after staph infection clears up. This is days 6 of antibiotic. Infection is almost gone. 1/2"sq black spot left?
Painful skin infection on ears neck face arms chest & back. Open wound type rash. Constant draining burning itching. Tests ruled out staph. What is it?
Staph aureus: This organism was originally named because it produced golden colored colonies on the agar plates on which it was grown. It was subsequently shown that color of colonies was not a species determinant and the production of coagulase was the identifying factor. Without knowing what kind of infection you have it is impossible to know how you got it, but many of us have s. Aureus in our nose & skin. ...Read more
Maybe.: Flagyl (metronidazole) kills some bacteria, & other organisms, that can cause chronic sinusitis. It's usually tried in combination with another drug. We don't usually use it at first, with acute sinusitis, though, unless we have a reason to try it before other drugs (like allergies to other meds, cause of sinusitis, if known, foreign travel, etc.) Don't drink alcohol when taking it! Ask doc why. ...Read more
Is it possible after staph arues infection get treated but slight pus keep coming back inside tonsil with hard appearence when come out?replyin detail
Im having itching on my groin/lower thigh area and dead cells accumulates over there. Bacterial infection or?
Rash: Without seeing this it is impossible to speculate. See your family doctor or a dermatologist and get this diagnosed and treated professionally. Be good and get better. ...Read more
Yes it can be: Obviously this could be a sign of infection and thus you should see your pcp or ob/gyn physician for an exam asap. They will be able to let you know what is causing this, and will be able to appropriately treat you. ...Read more
Bacterial infection, reoccurring, blistery like pimples, itchy and tender, come back each month on my left ankle, leaves scarring after gone?
See a doctor: How do you know it is a bacterial infection? It certainly could be... However, recurrent skin lesions in the same spot can be allergic (contact dermatitis), something like shingles (viral), very rarely cancer or autoimmune. The only way to be correctly diagnosed and treated is to go and see your doctor quickly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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