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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
More dangerous staph: Mrsa stands for mehticillin resistant stapholoccus aureus. A staph that is resistant to many common antibiotics. Often it is also more aggressive than ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
MRSA: Methicillin resistant staph aureus- ever growing difficult to treat bacterial infection.
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Staph germ.: MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Staph is present on everybody's skin. Sometimes it causes infections. If you have MRSA ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Infection, Yes: Mrsa stands for methicillin resistant staph aureus. Staph is a common bacteria and is found everywhere. Because of the frequent overuse of antibioti ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Organ
53 years experience Wound care
Antibiotic resistant: MRSA is a common infection (Staph) that is resistant to the most common anti-Staph antibiotics. It can spread from the location where it enters the ... Read More
A 66-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Black
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Resistant bacteria: Mrsa stands for methicillin resistant staph aureus, and it refers to a particular strain of bacteria that has developed resistance to the antibiotics ... Read More
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A 50-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, teflaro, vancomycin, zyvox (linezolid) or cubicin. Care takers wh ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Akl answered
30 years experience Infectious Disease
Resistant Staph: Mrsa is a type of staph. It stands for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus. Methicillin is an antibiotic and when staph is resistant to it, we ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Shenenberger
24 years experience Dermatology
Resistant bacteria: Mrsa stands for "methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus". Staph aureus is a common bacteria that can cause skin and other infections. D ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Bad infections: Descriptions of bacterial infections thar are resistant to normal antibiotics. MRSA stands for Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus VRE stands ... Read More

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