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how do you know if you have mrsa infection

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Antibiotics: The right specific antibiotic that it is not resistant to.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Mrsa: It is an infection caused by staphilococcus aureus ( bacteria) that is resistant to the anbiotic methicillin and the betalactam/ cephalosprin class of ... Read More
A 49-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 56-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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pain, fever,: Fevers, sinus pains, drainage that is usually thick yellow-green, headaches. You could have accompanying pharyngitis (throat infection), otitis media ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sinus Infection: Depending on which sinus(es) is/are affected, you will first experience symptoms of a cold- stuffy, runny nose, then headache or facial pain and press ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many symptoms: Sinus infections can present with many symptoms. Common symptoms include facial pain, nasal congestion, post nasal drip, cough, fever, upper teeth pai ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Sinusitis: Ill, fever, malaise. Inflamed nasal passages, sinus tenderness, facial erythema, prior it'll edema. Purulent nasal discharge.
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Symptoms & tests: I am not sure what location is of concern. In women, vaginal yeast infection is by far the most common one. Usually, they complain of curdy, discharge ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Tooth infection: Certainly severe pain, soreness when eating or drinking, swelling of the surrounding tissue etc. and of course seeing the dentist, will let you know y ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Few symptoms such as: Increase of urinary frequency, urgency, burning, dribling, and possibly different odor in your urine may suggest a bladder infection/cystitis. Vaginit ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Burning, itching,,,: A yeast infection of the vagina or vulva may cause severe itching, burning, soreness, irritation, and a whitish or whitish-gray cottage cheese-like di ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: Infections may present in a multitude of ways, some of which may be quite silent. If you suspect you have been infected with something, discuss this ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Uti: Typical symptoms are urinary frequency, burning sensation at end of stream, pain. Sometime fever or abdominal pain. Fluid, cranberry juice may help. ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Pain, lump, fever: Tender swelling with fever is a good clue for bacterial infection, including abscess (pus pocket). Lots of other painful problems including anal fissu ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See your gyn: For an exam and culture, will usually ahve white discharge and will itch, vulva will be red and irritated.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Signs of inflamation: Swelling, tenderness, redness, fever, heat could indicate infection.Hand infections are serious . Don't hesitate to see your doctor.
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Pain in testicle: Epididymitis is inflammation of the organ by the same name. It is located at the top of the testicle and may be associated with reddness and swelling. ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Debi Williams
25 years experience Dentistry
Tests : A blood test or culture can tell if you have herpes. It is very important to get tested if you think you might have herpes to avoid transmission. Mo ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
It would be driving: you crazy. Symptoms of a yeast infection may include: burning, redness & itching of the vulva; burning with urination & vaginal intercourse &a ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Shingles Hurts: Shingles is a severe painful rash in one part of the skin and only on one side of the skin. Your physician can diagnose this for you.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Physical exam: Hi. Herpetic whitlow is usually diagnosed by history and physical exam (painful characteristic lesions on finger). Scrapings of the lesions can be sta ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Sure!: Staph skin infections though will fail to heal, and you should seek advice asap for any non healing skin lesion or rash.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
You generally don't: 1st, more than 95% of "bronchitis" is viral. Secondly the other 5% probably resolve spontaneously without any therapy. It really does not matter unles ... Read More
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