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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can I help you?
User :   HI,my sis has a huge staph infection on her hand it keeps on getting bigger. her hand is all swollen. she has applied bactriban and etchemore and soaked it in hot water nothing helped. she has and appointment with dermatologist this tuesday. can it wait? what can be done till then.
Doctor :  
Let me read.
User :   i read online that people were hospitalized......... is it really that dangerous?
Doctor :   whats her age?
User :   31
User :   31
User :   she had a uti a few weeks ago.
Doctor :   and how is her genral conditions ?
Doctor :  
User :   good she has a lot of pain from the pimple...
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Any antibiotic is prescribed to her?

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