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Will mupirocin ointment USP 2% help for staph infection?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Depends

Depends on where the staph is.
If it is a superficial infection, it may; however, staph is notorious for its propensity to cause abscess, in which case the Mupirocin will only have limited effect; surgery is treatment for a staph abscess.

In brief: Depends

Depends on where the staph is.
If it is a superficial infection, it may; however, staph is notorious for its propensity to cause abscess, in which case the Mupirocin will only have limited effect; surgery is treatment for a staph abscess.
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