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Severe throat infection, soreness, swelling, high fever. Had staph infection. Developed impetigo. Suggest?

Hello, My boyfriend has a severe throat infection (sore, swollen throat, very high fever ) which got better after a few days of antibiotics . A swab was never done so we don t know the cause. About 10 days later I developed a staph infection on my nose . We share a bed, towels, etc often. Is it possible he had a staph infection in his throat and I somehow caught it and developed impetigo?
Asked On : Sat, 23 Feb 2013
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Hi, yes it may be a possibility but there is no need to prove it
you just need to take an antibiotic with gram positive activity and you would be fine
take care
Answered: Fri, 12 Jul 2013
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