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Staph infections

has anyone had one or know someone who had one from surgery that was in the blood or the bone? If so, what was the treatment and the outcome?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:34 AM on Jun. 3, 2011 in Health

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  • I had one last year from a bad scrape on my foot. Fortunately it did not move to the bone, but I was on some heavy antibiotics for a month. I also got 4 injections of another antibiotic over 4 weeks time along with a tetanus shot. They did x-rays to make sure it didn't go into the bone.

    Everything is fine now. I have a purple scar about 2"x3" on top of my foot.
    anng.atlanta

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 8:40 AM on Jun. 3, 2011

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