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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yikes!: Oral vancomycin is not absorbed from the GI tract . It cannot get to the infected sinus.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernstein Joel
59 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Sulfa drugs: Mrsa means methicillin resistant staph. Aureus. Many infectious disease specialists become very concerned about this. The bacterium simply is resist ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Colonization: Many of us have staph, and some have mrsa, present in our nose, groin and skin without any invasion of tissue or infection. Colonization does not have ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Preventive measures: People w meds or health problems affecting immunity can take measures to reduce infections(CHECK W DOC 1st!)MRSA can be carried in the nose;if testing ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience Infectious Disease
Nasal irrigation: The fungus in the culture may indicate fungal overgrowth from antibiotic treatment and nasal steroids. I would stop these for now and do some nasal sa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Don't worry: Mrsa isn't leprosy or tuberculosis or hov, and many people harbor the microbe without becoming sick. The most important thing for you to continue to d ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
MRSA: This organism is transferred to others hand to nose to hand to nose and not casually through the air.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luciann Hruza
32 years experience Dermatology
MRSA: One bout of MRSA is nothing to worry about. Your immune system was compromised at that time. Mrsa is everywhere! you may come in contact with it on ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Depends: If the infection is treated early on and with the appropriate antibiotics your chances of dying is low. However, MRSA infections are serious infection ... Read More

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