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I still have a couple of sores that haven't scabbed over yet but appear to be getting smaller,would I still be contagious? Taking bactroban&bactrim

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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Family Medicine

In brief: Cant answer this

What are the sores due to? Are you speaking about chicken pox? If they are all scabbed over you are no longer contagious.
If you did not have chickenpox, the question cannot be answered without knowing the source of the wounds.

In brief: Cant answer this

What are the sores due to? Are you speaking about chicken pox? If they are all scabbed over you are no longer contagious.
If you did not have chickenpox, the question cannot be answered without knowing the source of the wounds.
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
Dr. Jeffrey Unger
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Family Medicine

In brief: Infection

not knowing what skin infection you have, it is had to answer the question.
If this is Impetigo Then yes you are still contagious.

In brief: Infection

not knowing what skin infection you have, it is had to answer the question.
If this is Impetigo Then yes you are still contagious.
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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Dr. Philip Miller
Family Medicine

In brief: Doubtful

however, not a bad idea to keep them covered and practice careful handwashing.

In brief: Doubtful

however, not a bad idea to keep them covered and practice careful handwashing.
Dr. Philip Miller
Dr. Philip Miller
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