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Posted by: blommie | 2010/06/02

blisters

My mom is 97 years old. In an old age home. A doctor diagnosed skin blisters, small over the body as staphyloccocus aurea. she''s taking anti-biotics. How long before the blisters will vanish?
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Hallo Blommie
It usually gets better in a week. It may also help to get her an antibacterial soap to bath with. Staph aureus can transmit via shared towels or linen so ensure that she has her own clean towels etc.
Dr Bets

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Posted by: blommie | 2010/06/02

Thanx dr Bets
I appreciate the answer. I hope the staff will see to the cleanliness of her towels etc.
Sometimes it''s difficult to understand age and illness.

Best wishes

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Posted by: Cyberdoc | 2010/06/02

Hallo Blommie
It usually gets better in a week. It may also help to get her an antibacterial soap to bath with. Staph aureus can transmit via shared towels or linen so ensure that she has her own clean towels etc.
Dr Bets

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