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Are there home remedies that can treat a mrsa lung infection?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine 48 years experience
Absolutely not: This is an extremely dangerous, potentially life threatening infection, that requires treatment with the specific antibiotics to which the MRSA is sensitive, and close supervision.
Dr. Patricia Roy
Family Medicine 40 years experience
Absolutely not: Mrsa that has penetrated through enough of your defense mechanisms and immune system to get into the lung is a serious problem it must be treated with prescription antibiotics, and may require longer courses of treatment. Do not treat this infection yourself!

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