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Abscess in arm pit, staph infection - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
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How can i help you?
User :   Hi I had an abcess that required drainage in my left armpit I now have another 3 popping up under my right armpit why is this happening and what can should I do
Doctor :   it is the infection caused by the bacteria

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you need to take antibiotics
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and if the pus forms it needs to be drained
User :   i have recently come in contact with someone who had mrsa is this a concern also?
Doctor :   what does your culture and sensitivity report say?

User :   when i had the last drainage i tested positive for a staph infection I am making a doc app on monday
Doctor :   the infection is usually staph aureus

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but the sensitivity of the organism can only be told by the report

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