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Anthony Bray MD : Hello!
Anthony Bray MD : First of all you do not have this infection or colonization forever!! It does not work that way !
Anthony Bray MD : Often MRSA proves to be sensitive to Bactrim and when this is the case then this antibiotic will eradicate the infection...
Anthony Bray MD : It is not always sensitive to Bactrim. Some strains may be resistant to this and require some other antibiotic such as Zyvox...
Anthony Bray MD : the staph bacteria in general commonly colonized the skin. You may rid yourself of lingering colonizing bacteria by bathing in 2 and1/2 inches of water with 1/2 cup of bleach added. Do this every other day times three and this should rid the skin if staph bacteria...
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Customer: Was given a Bactrim script for two pills twice a day .. How long is it for? One week or
Customer: two?
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The length of treatment may depend on the infection. Two weeks would be plenty for most infections.
I hope this helps! Let me know if you have further questions! Best regards!
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