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Staph Infection On Chest
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
Can bactroban (mupirocin) cause rash on buttocks-i have scant MRSA perianal area. On doxycycline- also using bact waiting for 2nd culture to rule out yeast/fungus?
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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?
It is very hard to m: Get rid of a spine infection with hardware present without washing out wound several times and being on IV antibiotics usually for 6 weeks. Sometimes a patient is transitioned onto oral antibiotic but just taking oral antibiotic will most likely not cure the infection but may suppress it while remaining on the antibiotic. It depends on whether an organism was identified & if sensitive to drug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dr found staph infection in my urine.. Put me on 7 day course antibiotics (alprim) what's a staph infection? My feet swell and I have itchy skin etc??
Diagnosed on 3/10 with an infection subcutaneous tissue, bacterial and impetigo on face. Given augmentin (amoxicillin and clavulanate). now have a peri cyst and calf stiff. ?
Had chest infectn&other issues, develop sepsis,sepsis blamd on chest infectn.xrays show lungs clear but sepsis remains,was blamn sepsis on chest wrong?
Best to ask your: doctor who has more detailed information and is in the best position to accurately answer your question. ...Read more
Chest infection : Chest infection are very common and anyone can get it but elderly, young children, smokers and people with long term Chest problems like asthma are more likely to get them .Quitting smoking, having a better control of asthma , taking flu vaccine and pneumococcal vaccine ( if someone has long term chest condition like COPD and over 65 ) , eating healthy diet could help to decrease chest infections ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
8cm brown-red itchy rash on middle upper back right on spine. No other symptoms. 2nd occurrence this year. Fungal infection?
Red itchy and weeping rash on arms tummy back and neck following a viral infection and strep throat in january?
Had a nasal culture.Golden staph positive.I have puss on my tonsils.Can staph cause puss too or just strep ?
Any bacteria: Streptococcus is only one of many bacteria that can cause pus. Pus is the body's immunological reaction to a bacterial pathogen. The three most common bacterial pathogens responsible for upper respiratory tract infections, are 1.) s. Pneumonia, 2.) non-typable haemophilus influenza, and 3.) moraxella catarrhalis. All three can lead to the immune system producing pus. ...Read more
Some self heal: In the years before antibiotics people had ear infections ; just toughed them out. It often took 6-8 weeks for the body to clear the infection. Pain control with heat, Ibuprofen or Acetaminophen can help.Some viral infections disappear in a few days without help.However, some infections can become chronic, abscess the bone near the ear and need to be surgically drained. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blocked gland/pore on inner labia between 'lips'. It's infected & i'm on antibiotics. If it drains is the infection contagious?
Need care: You have infected bartholian cyst need to antibiotics and drainage or removal if possible see your gyn doctor. Yes if some one has open sore can get infected from drainage. ...Read more
Staph aureus skin infection without strain description. Would strain emphasis if staph aureus was of normal flora or contracted through other means?
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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