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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...

My 8wo had pead check up, he said she not to visit my friend who has internal staph infection from surgery. She says she not contagious, plse explain?

Extra cautious? I think the pediatrician is just being extra cautious. Even with "internal" infection, your friend could have staph on skin or in the environment in her home. OTOH, we're all exposed to staph. Other friends, you, and your family could have it at any time, and sooner or later your baby will be exposed to it. The doc may just want to avoid particularly heavy exposure until more mature immune system. Read more...

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 (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen may help relieve the pain.Follow up with ur dr. God bless u and mabuhay! Read more...

How to treat a staph infection from spinal surgery?

Surgery Infection. Depends on depth and type of spinal surgery. If superficial, maybe only antibiotics. With a deeper infection, opening and draining any localized infection including removal of instrumentation and fusion bone followed by 6-8 weeks of IV therapy maybe required. Please review with your surgeon for more detail. Read more...
Varies. It varies based upon the nature of the infection and the nature of the surgery performed. At a minimum, antibiotics are required, but sometimes return to the or to wash out the wound and remove the instrumentation involved is required. You would definitely need to be closely followed by your surgeon and sometimes they will involve an infectious disease specialist as well. Thank you. Read more...

Endocartitus staph infection 5 debridements flap surgery what precautions to take to heal?

Nutrition, pressure. Avoid direct pressure to flap area. Good nutrition is needed for proper and stable healing.Your doctor may continue oral antibiotics if needed. Read more...
More information. Sorry to hear about that, but if you can give us more information, you will get a more intelligent answer. Read more...

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...
Staph. Can take up to six weeks, sometimes more to eradicate staph. Get your estimate from the doctors who know the situation. Read more...