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A 21-year-old member asked:

Are there herbal supplements that can treat a mrsa lung infection?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine 49 years experience
No: This is a potentially life threatening infection that requires treatment with specific antibiotics that will treat the specific mrsa, and requires close medical supervision.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
No: I am not aware of anything that is really effective against MRSA except commercial disinfectants and good hygiene and using a wound ointment called mupirocin.
Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
And of course for lung infections you would have to use IV vancomycin or another such antibiotic to actually treat such an infection.

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