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    Condition: Type of Skin Infection - Impetigo
    6/13/2013 7:35:17 AM

    Reviewer: treated, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Please read: I have suffered from an infection on my face, started as a spot. I treated it with tea tree and aloe Vera. It subdued but wouldn't completely heal, then slowly got worse. I kept trying to home remedy. It came back with a vengeance and got bad and spread very quickly and aggressively.! Impetigo spread over half my face, the doctors were shocked at how bad it was. Half my face was o ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type of Skin Infection - Impetigo
    10/10/2011 8:03:00 PM

    Reviewer: bethg, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
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    Condition: Type of Skin Infection - Impetigo
    9/7/2010 9:21:50 AM

    Reviewer: herbgal, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    WARNING: if you have serious itching/burning--please call your physician or pharmacist instead of waiting to see if your reactions will subside. This can make the difference between earlier successful healing than the embarrassing and unsightly sores. This is the first time I have been given Altabax. At this time, I have sores on about 25% of my face and had such serious itching and burning I want ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type of Skin Infection - Impetigo
    8/11/2010 6:26:00 AM

    Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I had MRSA and was told to put this ointment on the new infections as they appeared (Diagnosed by one on the hip, then three appeared on my leg) Using the ointment Stopped the three staph infections from boring a hole into my skin like the first one had. I have three tiny scars on my leg instead of a quarter sized crater thanks to this medicine. No side effects whatsoever.

    Condition: Type of Skin Infection - Impetigo
    6/28/2010 11:35:10 PM

    Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Used this medicine for a staph infection. My dermatologist told me to use in nose twice a day. This medication is the only thing that works for me!!

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