What are signs of a staff infection

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A:Staphylococcal disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle..MORE? [ Source: http://www.chacha.com/question/what-are-signs-of-a-staff-infection ]
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I think you might mean a staph infection. Staph is short for staphylococcal disease. A staph infection can look like a boil, or abscess and can be red, swollen and painful. You can also have drainage or pus seeping from the affected area. S…
A big BUMP! 🙂 Answer Staph skin infections can appear different ways. Some of the more common signs include: ・ Folliculitis : infection of the hair follicles, the tiny pockets under the skin where hair shafts (strands) … ・ A furuncle:…
Staphylococcal disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle. The affected area may be red, swollen, and painful. Drainage or pus is common. For more information on symptoms, …

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what are some signs of a staff infection?
Q: i want to know if I have a staff infection. please dont answer this question unless you are knowledgable on the issue. I dont want to get freaked out for no reason. I dont need advice about going to the doctor later either. ofcourse ill go if my symptoms persist for another day or maybe today acording to the information I recieve. my symptoms are I have 6 bumps on my body. they aren’t bigger than an ant bite just a little smaller than a misquito bite and they itch. it started out as one or two and then spread cause I itched it, but only three of the bumps are near each other. they dont appear to be spider bites because I dont see two bite holes plus I dont think spider bites spread. I havent to my recollection been bitten by a misquito and I rarley go outside. two of the bites are on the bottom part of my arm, 3 are on the top part and one is on my neck. Ive had the bites for almost 2 days. I do have a history of staff infections. I had one about a year or 2 ago and then before that I had one a month before that one. I took antibiotics for the second one and not the first one. right now I am putting ichinol on the spot hoping they will go away. I have a baby and my main concern is not to give anything to her even though my marks are bandaged. they are realy small so I dont know if going to the doctor now is somthing I should do just yet especially since I dont have insurance. so I just need to know if I should wait another day or if I should go now. and again I only want informed advice from someone who knows about staff infections.
A: Staphylococcal disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle. The affected area may be red, swollen, and painful. Drainage or pus is common.For more information on symptoms, treatments and prevention methods of staph infection visit http://www.imedisearch.com/results.php?cof=FORID%3A10&q=staph+infection&sa=Search&cref=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.imedisearch.com%2Fxml%2Fcontextpublic.xml#1036
Staff infection? Please… any one who knows anything about it?
Q: So, my sister just told me that her husband has a staff infection, a pretty bad one, and that it might be mersa? He gave it to theirdaughterr also. He started showing sighs of it about 2 weeks ago (started out like a spider bite, Iguesss) Well, they were at my house a couple days before. She swears that he had no sign of it when they were here. The problem is, I have a 4 month old baby and I’m extremely cautious (as I think any new mommy would be). Now Im really perinoid that the germs are somewhere in my house (on the couch, its leather), or carpet or door handles. And we might pick it up. My qeuestion is… How long is the gestation period? Would we/my son show signs yet if we came in contact with it 2 weeks ago? What would the signs be, are there more signs then just the pussy spider bite looking thing? And, say he brushed up against something and got the infection on it (like the back of my couch or something) Would the germs still be there enough that we could still catch it from where he touched? Sorry… Please, please help! I freaked out learning that you can die from it.
A: Hi! First of all, it’s perfectly normal to be a little paranoid with a new baby! 🙂 My husband contracted MRSA last year through an open wound. That’s the biggee right there. We all have some amount of Staph and Strep on our skin at all times, but the bacteria needs an entry point such as a puncture wound. We have to be vigilant about covering open wounds, sores, bites, etc. About the gestation period – can’t tell you. But I can tell you that I changed my husband’s wound coverings for days before he started antibiotics, and I never got infected. But I had no open wounds and was very, very careful about thorough hand washing. I would say that if they were in your house 2 weeks ago and no one has shown any signs of infection (redness, puffiness, fever, “bites,” etc), I think you’re OK. But just be very, very, VERY careful about any open wounds, scratches, or even diaper rash. And ALWAYS be very thorough with washing your hands, wrists, fingernails, etc. I don’t want to scare you any more than you already are, but we ALL have to be very aware of this and try not to spread anything. Be careful but try not to be too paranoid. Being a mommy is hard enough!Good luck and God bless!
IS MRSA Staff Infection ever gone?
Q: I had a polp in my nose a year ago and the dr.sent out the culture which was +2 MRSA CONFirmed. I was on the antibiotic and i had 2 surgeries and now every time I get register at the hospital they have me as infected with green signs for visitors to wash hands when leaving. Is my family at home infected. I was wondering should I have another culture to confirm negetive???I’m going in for surgery and have the confusion about this MRSA and the surgeon’s very concerned about me being exposed to an infection and the antibiotic becoming resistant.I don’t where I got MRSA, I work in a dr’s office and I worked in ICU unit in Hospital…I alway’s wash my hands ….The dr. says there’s 2 kinds of MRSA and mine is community based? I have no idea what that means. I am concerned about this MRSA and what I need to do????
A: MRSA is short for Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus. MRSA is very similar to Staph. aureus in many ways except that it is not affected by methicillin the drug routinely used to kill Staph. aureus. Doctors are so worried about MRSA not because it is such a deadly disease (it is often less virulent than ordinary Staph. aureus) but because it is a bit of a bugger to treat.Staph. aureus is part of your normal flora, which are the bacteria which are always present on your body and which can exist there without causing disease. Staph. aureus’s favourite place to be is your nose, where it can live quite happily without ever bothering you by causing disease. 80% of adults have their nose colonised by Staph. aureus at one point in their life.It sounds like your surgeon is worried about your nasal colony of Staph. aureus because of the chance that they could move from living happily in your nose as they are at the moment to invading your blood during the surgery. Unlike nasal colonisation with Staph. aureus blood infection with the bacteria (A blood infection is technically called a bacteremia) can have very serious consequences, doubly so with MRSA because it is such a little sod to treat.As for your surgeons concerns about the MRSA becoming resistant to other drugs, your hospital’s microbiology department should be able to let your doctors know which antibiotics other than methicillin (if any) the bacteria are resistant to. By doing this they can develop a treatment regime which will prevent to the bacteria from surviving in your blood and can prevent resistance by killing the bacteria before they get a chance to become resistant.The two types of MRSA are community acquired and hospital (or institution) acquired. The defining line between these two is entirely artificial as the only definite difference between them is their source. Community acquired, as the name suggests, was contracted out in the world, whereas hospital acquired, again as the name suggests, was contracted in a hospital. I thought I might finish by offering two pieces of advice:1. If you have any questions about a treatment you are going to receive your first port of call should always be your doctor, no one will think you’re stupid or ignorant if you have to make them explain things to you in a way you understand. Don’t forget that they have had at least 5 years training and many more years of practice with medicine, no one can expect you to understand everything they say.2. Don’t worry so much, whilst it is true that MRSA can be a pain to treat, new and more effective treatments are developing all the time. You will be in the hands of professionals, experts in their fields, if you don’t feel that this is the case you should look into the possibility of getting another doctor who you feel more comfortable being treated by.
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