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I keep getting these boils in my groin area.I have to have them lanced. A er.Dr. Told me also I needed a antibiotic for my nose too. So he gave me.
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Dr. David Bennett
Emergency Medicine
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In brief: BACTROBAN NASAL
Recurring boils can happen with staph carriers.
Treatment with nasal bactroban can less the number of outbreaks that a pt gets.

In brief: BACTROBAN NASAL
Recurring boils can happen with staph carriers.
Treatment with nasal bactroban can less the number of outbreaks that a pt gets.
Dr. David Bennett
Dr. David Bennett
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Dr. Mohamed Ali
Internal Medicine
In brief: MRSA eradication
You probably have mrsa, a known super bug, or resistant staph infection.
It usually hides in your body, mostly nose and keeps coming back, hard to get rid of it complete. It needs a specific course of antibiotics + local antibiotics applied to the nose in an attempt to eradicate the mrsa.

In brief: MRSA eradication
You probably have mrsa, a known super bug, or resistant staph infection.
It usually hides in your body, mostly nose and keeps coming back, hard to get rid of it complete. It needs a specific course of antibiotics + local antibiotics applied to the nose in an attempt to eradicate the mrsa.
Dr. Mohamed Ali
Dr. Mohamed Ali
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Dr. Michael Klein
Family Medicine
In brief: Sounds like staph
There are a few kinds of staph infections, a bacterial infection caused by staph aureous a bug that lives on the skin and can recurrently cause boils.
The idea of the nose antibiotic (i assume your question is "why the nose antibiotic?") is to reduce the amount of staph in your nose where it often camps out. Hibiclens scrubs to your body may also help as does avoiding shaving in groin.

In brief: Sounds like staph
There are a few kinds of staph infections, a bacterial infection caused by staph aureous a bug that lives on the skin and can recurrently cause boils.
The idea of the nose antibiotic (i assume your question is "why the nose antibiotic?") is to reduce the amount of staph in your nose where it often camps out. Hibiclens scrubs to your body may also help as does avoiding shaving in groin.
Dr. Michael Klein
Dr. Michael Klein
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Dr. Robert Greer
Family Medicine
In brief: MRSA
Methicillin resistant staph aureus;a nasty bacteria that can "colonize" our body and cause bad skin infections.
These are not trivial, they can become very dangerous. Follow the dr's recommendations and try to eridicate the bug.

In brief: MRSA
Methicillin resistant staph aureus;a nasty bacteria that can "colonize" our body and cause bad skin infections.
These are not trivial, they can become very dangerous. Follow the dr's recommendations and try to eridicate the bug.
Dr. Robert Greer
Dr. Robert Greer
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