I have had a staph infection on my forehead for 6 months. I have been to 4 doctors, been on several rounds of antibiotics and it still has not gone away. The last 2 cultures from my dermatologist came back 'no growth.' He looked stumped and just continued to prescribe tetracycline. While it seemed to help a little, it did not get rid of the hole in my head! I have been off the meds for about 3 weeks now and it appears to be pussing up again. It just won't heal. I am at my wits end! Please help me!
Try rubbing antibacterial soap into the infected site before you shower, then after you shower wipe it with rubbing alcohol, do twice a day. You must watch very carefully for any cracking/inflamation of the skin in the infected area, alcohol can dry it out. Try putting a little lotion on the area if it ends up getting dried out. I used this method many times on a stubborn staph infection that would not go away, worked great. See you doctor for real advice!
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