I think I remember that these infections are related to the disease and not the medications. Why, unknown, I think.
Did you get checked for MRSA? I had some angry pimples, in "warm" areas (panty line, armpit), and tested positive for MRSA. Had to take a strong antibiotic, which of course caused a flare... (it was before I learned about
I wonder if using public restrooms so much, as we with UC do, is how I picked up the MRSA.
You really need to see a dermatologist, don't wait.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering. Asacol maintenance for 20+ years; used prednisone & Rowasa for flares. Probiotics (Ultimate Flora, 50 billion), salmon oil (omega-3) when I can remember.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; eliminated wheat/gluten from my diet.
Bad flare in March, used prednisone. Humira denied, started Remicade 4/12 and doing great~ learning what normal is~ wow