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discolored skin after mrsa infection

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Katz
46 years experience Dermatology
Should begin to heal: May moisturize if you wish. Discoloration will take a while to disappear. All depends on your ethnicity as well as degree of skin damage. Peeling foll ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes we do not have: a way to guarantee complete eradication of MRSA. So it stays on your skin in small concentration and lives happily along with the billions of other b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Doubt it.: Chronic red bumps are seldom an infection, MRSA or otherwise - infections are usually active entities that make their presence known with pain, tender ... Read More
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Maybe not: Contact your physician for further evaluation.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Dont scratch!: Hopefully youve seen a physician ; infection is being treated. Itching accompanies healing or inflammat'n. Scratching allows bacteria to colonize fi ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
MRSA infection: Mrsa infections can be treated with appropriate antibiotics like clindamycin, sulfa, the flare, vancomycin, zygodactyl, or cubicin. Care takers whethe ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Varies: Symptoms will depend on the site of infection i.E, in the blood, in the skin, in the lungs etc..., skin infections may cause "boils", abscess, cell ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Many people who have MRSA infections are colonized with this bacteria in the nares and in areas of the skin especially in the axillae, groins and peri ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Warlick
24 years experience Hospital-based practice
Tick + MRSA =Maybe: Alea, I do not know for sure. We know mosquitos may transmit disease by feeding on multiple hosts. Mrsa is a resistant form of a common bacteria tha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Yes: Mrsa is contagious.
A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: The same way you clean it before the infection. Wear gloves while cleaning and wash hands well after cleaning.
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