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Is is normal to still feel the pain after the staph infection surgery?

Is is normal to still feel the pain after the staph infection surgery?

Yes it's possible..: I presume u had debridement of necrotic tissue or incision and drainage of abscess. Ur pain could be from the incision of the superficial nerves or pressure on nerves and soft tissue from the associated swelling and scar tissue. Applying warm pack and taking tylenol or Ibuprofen may help relieve the pain.Follow up with ur dr. God bless u and mabuhay! ...Read more

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Infection (Definition)

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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What about staph infection internally after surgery?

What about staph infection internally after surgery?

Infection: Staph infection after surgery is a major conrn especially after joint surgery. Staph pneumonia is always possible after any surgery. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
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Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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Can a staph infection occur after knee surgery?

Can  a staph infection occur after knee surgery?

Yes: It is uncommon, but an infection can occur after any surgery. ...Read more

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After finger surgery staph infection (recovered), is staph risk higher for cortisone injection to free up finger joint?

After finger surgery staph infection (recovered), is staph risk higher for cortisone injection to free up finger joint?

Yes.: Corticosteroid medication (cortisone) has some beneficial effects in reducing edema and pain, but decreases the function of white blood cells in fighting infection. It is reasonable to state that in the setting of a previous post surgical infection that cortisone injection would increase the risk of recurrent infection. ...Read more

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Treating a Kidney Infection (Checklist)

Call dr if you have fever or back pain. Kidney infections are serious
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Begin your antibiotic immediately and complete the entire course
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Drink plenty of fluids to stay well-hydrated and help flush infection
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Get plenty of rest and sleep to help your body fight the infection
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What is the healing time with staph infection after open heart surgery?

What is the healing time with staph infection after open heart surgery?

Depends: It depends on how deep the infection is; a superficial infection can often be cleared in a couple of weeks. The deeper the infection, the longer the antibiotic course/risk of complications. The other variable would be if this is a mssa or a MRSA infection, and the choice of antibiotic. ...Read more

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Can a hospital be liable for staph infection from surgery?

Can a hospital be liable for staph infection from surgery?

Not normally. : It is a common complication, not due to negligence. ...Read more

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Treating Eye Infections (Checklist)

Throw away any used contact lenses
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Do not occlude or cover eyes
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If you have pink eye, wash face towels with hot water separately
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How would you treat a staph infection post surgery not at the incision site but internal?

How would you treat a staph infection post surgery not at the incision site but  internal?

Evaluation: Oral or IV antibiotics are indicated and you need an evaluation by your physician and surgeon. ...Read more

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Staph Infection (Definition)

An infection caused by any one of the staphylococcus species of bacteria. These bacteria are part of the bioburden of the human body, so that the mere presence of these on the skin does not ...Read more


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Staphylococcal Infection (Definition)

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


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