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What is reason for recurring Klebsiella Pneumonia infection on scalp ?

Dear doctor , I am 34 years old man with the recurrent episode of KLEBSIELLA PNEUMONIAE INFECTION ON SCALP , why it s happening.
Asked On : Sat, 10 Mar 2012
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Thanks for the query.

Klebsiella is a bacteria and causes scalp infections.

Treatment is with antibiotics,

But the choice of antibiotics should be based on culture and sensitivity tests.

Use of improper antibiotic can lead to resistance and failure of therapy.

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you

Answered: Wed, 20 Nov 2013
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