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My father was in the emergency room with an pussy skin staph infection. I have a baby, so how long do we have to avoid my father?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
Dermatology

In brief: Several days

Avoid direct contact until infection resolves and he should wash his hands .
Infection will improve in 2 days but he must complete course of antibiotics. It has a significant recurrence rate which can be diminished by bactroban (mupirocin) intranasal one week per month, lever 2000 soap and dilute clorox baths.

In brief: Several days

Avoid direct contact until infection resolves and he should wash his hands .
Infection will improve in 2 days but he must complete course of antibiotics. It has a significant recurrence rate which can be diminished by bactroban (mupirocin) intranasal one week per month, lever 2000 soap and dilute clorox baths.
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