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Staph infections in toddlers

10/09/2008

Question:

I was wondering, besides the antibiotics that her docotr has prescribed, what else can I do for my Granddaughter who has a Staph infection on her little buttocks?

Answer:

Aside from keeping the area clean and dry and watching for any signs of a worsening infection and contacting her primary care provider with any additional questions or concerns it appears that you are doing the correct things.

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Response by:

Michael Spigarelli, MD, PhD
Formerly, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati