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What are the treatments for fish-handler's disease?

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Doctors often prescribe oral antibiotics are often to treat the infection. You'll need to take them for at least 5 days after all signs of infection have cleared. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing (such as a long-sleeved shirt, pants, and a wide-brimmed hat) while taking these antibiotics because certain antibiotics may cause sensitivity to the sun.

For pain relieve, acetaminophen or ibuprofen may help. Follow the directions on the label or from your doctor.

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Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on July 24, 2018

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Fish-Handler's Disease from eMedicineHealth.

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