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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Maybe, not airborne: When someone has a staph infection (MRSA or not), other people in the same household often are at somewhat increased risk. It's not so much airborne, ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: MRSA may be present on the skin or in the nose of otherwise healthy people. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grai ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Mrsa infections from the bloodstream can secondarily infect the kidneys and lead to kidney abscesses and utis. A primary MRSA UTI or kidney infection ... Read More
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Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Most UTI are caused by other bactetria( gram negative), but it is not impossible for MRSA to cause urinary tract infection.
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A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Immune deficiency: There are five classes of immunoglobulins: igg, iga, igm, igd, ige. The igg class of is composed of four different subtypes. Patients who lack, or ha ... Read More
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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes it can be: but MRSA hangs out/lives on your skin and you cannot eradicate that. From there it could get back into your urine and cause infection, or it may not ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
19 years experience Urgent Care
Possibly: I would get your urine tested to see if it is the same bacteria.
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
18 years experience Family Medicine
It certainly could: be MRSA, though Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) if it worked for the groin cellulitis should also have worked well for the UTI. Go get a ... Read More
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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
So sorry: I am sorry for your daughter's illness. Sepsis can be caused by many bacteria, including mrsa. Cultures would identify which bacteria are causing the ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim): Is a antibiotic commonly used to treat MRSA infections. Need to check the sensitivities though to be sure.
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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 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
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