Skin on head or neck looks infected is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of skin on head or neck looks infected are pyogenic skin infection, impetigo, and contact dermatitis. Other possible causes, such as metabolic disorder, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with skin on head or neck looks infected, 58% report having skin rash, 47% report having skin lesion, and 39% report having peripheral edema.
Patients with skin on head or neck looks infected often receive complete physical skin exam performed (ml), incision and drainage, excision, wound care management, culture wound, nonoperative removal of foreign body, excision of skin lesion and microscopic examination (bacterial smear; culture; toxicology) .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with skin on head or neck looks infected include cephalexin, bactrim, mupirocin topical, clindamycin, griseofulvin, povidone iodine topical (betadine), vancomycin, cefazolin, retapamulin topical, linezolid (zyvox), tetracycline, simethicone (degas) and terbinafine topical .
|Povidone Iodine Topical (Betadine)|
Groups of people at highest risk for skin on head or neck looks infected include race/ethnicity = other, age 30-44 years, age 1-4 years and age < 1 years.