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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cesar Sturla
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably: The abscesses over the lymph nodes is a sign of mrsa. Get cultures and antibiotics. Check your gammaglobulins.

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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nancy Mellow
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Not related: You need to see your doctor to evaluate the cough!
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
I do not : Think the cough is related to the MRSA infection. See a doctor.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
50 years experience Pediatrics
Not MRSA : What you describe seems to be a viral exanthem. This is very likely since you teach preschoolers and they carry these viruses. Exposure is highest wh ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. TED FEDER
Dr. TED FEDER answered
40 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Sores on Skin?: Your symptoms can be associated with many other conditions. With MRSA you would also have skin lesions: little painful bumps.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
36 years experience Pediatrics
Could be connected.: Please see your doctor to be examined. Your doctor can tell you what is wrong currently and if your symptoms are all connected. They may culture your ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
MRSA is staph: it causes boils and pink eye. The pink eye of staph tends to have a LOT of gunk and inflammation with it. Lung infection with staph would surely put ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Flu? Common cold?: You might have influenza, or just a severe cold. MRSA is not likely to be the cause, regardless of potential IgA deficiency. Probably this has nothing ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: If MRSA infection is moderate, some of the symptoms that may be present include headache, a general sick feeling, muscle aches, shortness of breath, f ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
36 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: this sounds very dangerous and it is also a high complexity problem. See a doc ASAP and do not wait. This sounds life threatening!
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
14 years experience Infectious Disease
Not likely: Mrsa colonization by itself causes no problems, but puts you at risk for invasive disease if you have major events, like surgery. Mrsa is an aggressi ... Read More
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