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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
I do not think so: Just because someone has MRSA , you do not acquire unless you are closely associated with that person. It is very unlikely to contract the infection i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
No: Mrsa is in the commuity we worry because it is tough to treat with regular antibiotics. Mrsa in wound bed we have healed. So even if you contracted M ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Barrere
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
MRSA is everywhere: Mrsa is a bacteria that is everywhere, not just on infected people. Mrsa is considered an opportunistic pathogen, which means that if it is at th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: Mrsa is a type of bacterial infection that can affect anyone. However, some people may have a higher risk of getting this type of infection. For examp ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Good hygiene: MRSA is a bacteria (methicillin resistant staph aureus). It is spread by direct contact, not through the air. So you, and everyone in the office, an ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Do not worry: If your sister washes her hands, after wound care, as she is supposed to do, she is of more risk than any other person. Many people carry Staphylococc ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Protect yourself.: Assuming you are generally healthy and have a normal immune system, you can minimize your MRSA risk by following a few simple precautions: wash your h ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shabbir Hossain
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Colonized?: You might be colonized which means its there but the bacteria is doing nothingto you. No point in getting it tested unless your work requires you to t ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
I can't tell from: your question whether you are wishing to go to work or not. This is what NIOSH/US agency for occupational health says: Restrict workers with wound dra ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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