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can you get MRSA from drinking after someone

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Surface contact: Is not a kidney disease , it is a difficult to treat , and can be picked up by a healthy person who touches a contaminated surface. ANY new rash by an ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
MRSA infection: She has MRSA on her legs, not her lips. What is the question again? In reality your skin, your lips are good barriers. Please do not panic or worry.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience Family Medicine
Mrsa: Doubtful
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Low risk, no worries: Staph, whether MRSA or non-MRSA types, can be transmitted between people, but mostly by direct personal contact, not through food. Anyway, for every p ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sarab Alfata
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: With appropriate antibiotic treatment.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Booth Wainscoat
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: There are several reasons why MRSA infections of the skin return. Chronic skin conditions such as eczema & psoriasis may promote repeat MRSA infection ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Few reasons: Mrsa(methicillin resistant sa)pneumonia has increased dramatically in last two decades.Frequent and prolonged ventilatory support of an aging, often c ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Gentry
19 years experience Gastroenterology
From skin: Mrsa is a type of staff aureus bacteria that is resistant to the penicillin type antibiotics. Staff aureus lives on everyone and usually just hangs o ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
MRSA: You need to have your nasopharynx (nose and back of throat) and skin cultured for mrsa. If you are still a carrier then piercings are not a great ide ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Not if the pool is adequately chlorinated.

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