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How do doctors treat staphylococcal infections?

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Dr. Boris Aronzon
Anesthesiology

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, if indicated.

In brief: Antibiotics

Antibiotics, if indicated.
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Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: It depends

There are many different types of staph infections - some are serious & require hospitalization.
Most staph infections are skin related.These can vary between simple pimples & boils to complex abscesses & cellulitis. A doctor can distinguish the complexity of the infection.Simple isolated staph boils can be cured with a drainage procedure by a provider. Antibiotics are needed for more complex cases.

In brief: It depends

There are many different types of staph infections - some are serious & require hospitalization.
Most staph infections are skin related.These can vary between simple pimples & boils to complex abscesses & cellulitis. A doctor can distinguish the complexity of the infection.Simple isolated staph boils can be cured with a drainage procedure by a provider. Antibiotics are needed for more complex cases.
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
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