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What is the healing time with staph infection after open heart surgery?

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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Staph

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

In brief: Staph

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