Suggest ways to manage pain when diagnosed with staph infections and concussion

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Posted on Thu, 3 Nov 2016 in Mental Health
Question: Diagnosed with staph infections and concussion. Severe pain everywhere, started in joints this morning. Periods mental confusion, emotionally unstable. Can't keep down antibiotics. What do I do?
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Answered by Dr. Alexander H. Sheppe 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Consultation

Detailed Answer:
Hello, and thanks for your question.

A staph infection accompanied by mental confusion and emotional instability is very concerning for intermittent delirium, otherwise known as toxic metabolic encephalopathy. This is a serious problem and needs immediate medical attention. I would talk with your prescribing doctor about these symptoms and consider inpatient hospitalization for administration of IV antibiotics.

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