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what is the name of the staph infection is it mercia

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Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
See below: Mrsa (mercia?) methicillin resistant staph aureus.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
18 years experience Dermatology
Bacteria: Many people carry staph bacteria and never develop staph infections. If you have a staph infection, there's a good chance that it stemmed from bacteri ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rash, pain, fever: May be others as well. Wound infections can occur. Staph can cause a serious infection in the skin and underlying tissue.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Antibiotics: Depending what the staph is sensitive to various antibiotics can be used. Surgical soap may be helpful in decreasing the bacteria to decrease chances ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Winters
34 years experience Infectious Disease
Hand Contact: Most staph. Infections are spread from person-to-person by hand contact. These infections start by introducing the germ to a new site; if the skin is ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hardin
35 years experience Wound care
Not easy: Unless you have an immune deficiency of some kind the chance of getting a staph infection is very low, staph grows normally on the skin but rarely inv ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Symptoms clear: You will know when the original symptoms are clear and you finish your antibiotic course. What exactly to look for depends on the source and location ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tighe De Soto
14 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Maybe with soaks: You could try soaking the area in a tub with a cup of bleach or vinegar (one or the other) once a day, i often alternate them (one day bleach, the nex ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
See your doctor: If you think you have an infection, you need to see a doctor.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nelson Nicolasora
24 years experience Infectious Disease
See doc: right away. Or you must be seeing one as you are diagnosed with such. Not sure what type of infection and what your concern is. Please elaborate.

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