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I have an infection in nose. I had I & D today. Was started on clindamycin 150 mg 2 pills Q8, bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) ds Q 12, Bactroban ointment will I be contagious?

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In brief: If you are careless

then Yes . You have open wound , possible to spread the bugs.
Maintain good hygiene , wash your hands , dispose the soaked material properly , then you are not contagious.

In brief: If you are careless

then Yes . You have open wound , possible to spread the bugs.
Maintain good hygiene , wash your hands , dispose the soaked material properly , then you are not contagious.
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Dr. Brian Maloney
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In brief: Nasal infection

I would ask your treating doctor. They probably took a culture.
Generally, one would like to see that the culture reports match up with the antibiotics that you are on, and that your symptoms are improving.

In brief: Nasal infection

I would ask your treating doctor. They probably took a culture.
Generally, one would like to see that the culture reports match up with the antibiotics that you are on, and that your symptoms are improving.
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