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Goose Creek, South Carolina
A 34-year-old female asked:

Can u get mrsa in ur sinuses i'm a active carrier my left face is swollen painful been getting bad headaches lately eye swollen shut just about?

2 doctor answers9 doctors weighed in
Dr. Brad Snyder
Specializes in Surgery
Staph Aureus,: The MRSA bacteria, is normally found in the nose. So, yes, you can have MRSA in the sinuses, especially if you are a carrier. The swelling of you eye is very concerning. You should seek attention immediately.
Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Yes see doctor: Eye swelling is of concern for a periorbital cellulitisso see doctor asap.

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