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Itchy bumps on legs, with head, discharge. On antibiotics for staph infection. Treatment?

Every summer I get itchy bumps on my legs that look like hives . But shortly later they form a head, start draining, and within a few days my Dr. Has me on antibiotics for a staph infection. This is the. Third year this has happened...all in the month of July. What causes this? Thank you. P.s. I,m female age 68 and otherwise in good health.
Asked On : Fri, 31 Aug 2012
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It may be most likely Bacterial Pyoderma. It is a bacterial skin infection with pus formation.
This infection keeps on recurring in summer is due to excessive sweat formation.
Good general hygiene and proper foot care will prevent this infection.
Dry skin may be one of the cause for repeated infection.
Moisturise the leg regularly and prevent it from dryness.
Answered: Sat, 18 May 2013
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