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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Depends: If the urine collection process was contaminated then cld be a contaminate. If done correctly and no Foley cather in place then probably not a contami ... Read More
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
More info needed.: Why was the culture done? was the person having any symptoms? Answer to your question will depend on whether or not the person was having urinary or s ... Read More

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
May not be UTI: The staph in your urine does not necessarily mean that you have urinary tract infection. Staph, including MRSA often colonize the skin in the groin an ... Read More
Dr. Susan Madonna
21 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe: While it is possible that the MRSA you had before is still colonized in your nose or other body parts, it may or may not need treatment. If you have a ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It all depends on his symptoms and overall work-up. It can be anywhere from a contaminant to a serious blood borne infection. MRSA is not commonly fou ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
"McGeer Criteria"...: ...are used to judge who has certain infections (UTI and many others) among patients in long term health care, like nursing homes. If the patient does ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Eric Umbreit
14 years experience Urology
Get tested: Get tested with a urine culture again to ensure you are treating with the appropriate antibiotics. Consider meeting with an infectious disease physici ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
18 years experience Infectious Disease
No one knows...: The answer lies in understanding how MRSA can cause skin infections. Mrsa can be on the skin for a long time, and not cause an infection unless it ha ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
34 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 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Depends: Depends where the MRSA infection is. If in the lung it may cause symptoms of pneumonia, if in an abscess it may cause swelling and pain, pus productio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
MRSA: May be no symptoms or fever redness if skin...Depends on what part of body is infected.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Non healing skin : Wound or rash. Always needs confirmed by your doctor. Don't assume anything or decide by yourself that's what it is.

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