BTW, staph will look worse the 2nd day of treatment but make sure you continue your meds and make sure you do the warm compresses to get all that pus out of the sores and keep them covered and wash your hands frequently. Now that you've had staph, you'll have to watch for it. Usually they reoccur every 6 weeks. I, myself, have had 3 in the last year. I lived with my in-laws and my son has had them every 6 weeks since last August (he has eczema so it's easy for him to get it) and my SIL who also has eczema has had 4 or 5, my FIL had one, my other SIL had 2. It really is nothing to mess with. I'm pretty used to it by now, but it still scares me!
at 11:39 AM on Aug. 5, 2009