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Suggest remedy for staph epidermis infection

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Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha


Practicing since :2009

Answered : 4361 Questions

Posted on Mon, 19 Jan 2015 in Infections
Question: I keep getting staph epidermis of 19000org/ml in my urine with symptoms antibiotics help symptoms but after a few weeks it all comes back I have a ams 800 aus could I have infections at that level?
Answered by Dr. Rakesh Madhyastha 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Non significant bactiuria

Detailed Answer:

Thanks for the query

Staph epidermis is a normal commensal in our body. Commensals are friendly bacterias that do not harm us and help us fight the unwanted bacterias. The colony count of the Staph Epidermis is 19,000 org/ml, values above 100,000 org/ ml is considered as pathogenic. So do not worry about it

1. Drink atleast 8 glasses of water per day
2. Void urine after sex
3. Finish the course of antibiotics if you are already on it

I hope I was of help, if you have any further queries please get back to me

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