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Do you struggle with recurrent skin infections, like staph or strep? In today's episode, my guest and I discuss what can cause recurrent skin infections, the difference between a skin rash flare and a skin infection, and ways to reduce skin infections.
My guest today is Dr. Peter Lio, a Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.
He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School, completed his internship in Pediatrics at Boston Children’s Hospital, and his Dermatology training at Harvard where he served as Chief Resident in Dermatology. While at Harvard, he received formal training in acupuncture.
Dr. Lio has written a textbook on Integrative Dermatology and has published over 100 papers.
Join us as we talk about the possible causes of recurrent skin infections, and steps you can take to reduce them.
Have you experienced recurrent skin infections (e.g. staph or strep)? Let me know in the comments!In this episode:
- Can you get a skin infection from products you are using on your skin regularly?
- More hygienic ways to use skin products
- Considerations if you get recurrent skin infections (like staph infections)
- Should you seek treatment for a skin infection?
- What are other skin infections?
“I really think there is something to this concept that people who are heavily colonized, if that's how we want to call it, it's not just a benign bystander. It is actually doing bad stuff to the skin.” [16:07]
“Such a big portion of my practice is recurrent staph infection and staph colonization…One of the big triggers I think is having multiple family members who are colonized.” [5:33]Links
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