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Is a staph skin infection itchy

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Dr. Ketan Vagholkar MD

in barbershops. I am worried, what is the risk considering I already got most likely a staph skin infection from ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ketan Vagholkar ( Gastroenterologist)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

HOW DO YOU DO DR. GRIEF, i HAVE JUST BEEN DIAGNOSED WITH A STAPH SKIN INFECTION BUT i HAVE A STAPH SWELLING IN BOTH MY CALVES THAT IS TENDER BUT NO LONGER RED. AND HOT THOUGH THEY DO SWELL AND... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr.  Shuba Hariprasad MD

last year my daughter got a strep or staph skin infection on her face (they never swabbed to find out which one) ever since then her skin will flare up all red where the infection was. it ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shuba Hariprasad ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Abubakar Siddiqh MD

swabbing my nose for staph due to a staph skin infection in my ears, discovered C. Freundii Complex on my ... needed to be 'observed' but that I probably actually had an infection. They... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Abubakar Siddiqh ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney MD

Hi is it safe to take rampiril and benedryl? My partner has a skin infection and is on antibiotics to clear it but he's terribly itchy. Can he take a single dose of benedryl before bed to help him... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney ( Dermatologist)

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Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi MD

Hi Yes thank you I have a staph skin infection and have been taking cephalexin 500mg x2 twice a day ... and will the infection get worse before it gets better. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Akhtarhusian Ghausi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal MD

I was prescribed Mupirocin Ointment 2% for a staph skin infection. I was told I could use the ointment in my nose as well to decolonize. I saw on the Mupirocin leaflet that it is not for intranasal use... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Priyanka Aggarwal ( ENT Specialist)
Dr. Matt Wachsman MD

I have been taking flucoxicillin t 500 mg x 4x daily for 3years for staph skin infection ... how long should I take this dose for ss im stoll suffering with pustules/ staph infection ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Matt Wachsman ( Addiction Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Ilyas Patel MD

Hi, doctor, My father 55yrs old was injecting peg-intron for15 doses, weekly. He suffer itchiness of skin and blister and redness. What medicine can cure of his skin infection. Loratadine can relief ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ilyas Patel ( Dermatologist)
Dr. Harshit Bhachech MD

Hi. I twisted hairs in the pelvis region below the navel. Some hairs came out when I twisted little hard. The skin has become dry and little dark and very itchy because of that. There is a red mole which ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Harshit Bhachech ( Dermatologist)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

might be a staph infection

Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

A swab from the affected area of skin can be sent for candida smear and culture. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM

Dr.  Krunal Modi MD

Hello, Please maintain proper hygiene at bathing time. Wear cotton underwear only. Drink liquids more. Take paracetamol for pain and inflammation. For antibiotics, consult your skin specialist. Take care....