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A 41-year-old female asked:

my husband's dad contracted mrsa in hospital. after visiting him, he now has a rash on his face and also on his abdomen. what is the best way to treat?

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Dr. Robert Isaacs
Family Medicine 39 years experience
MRSA: Mrsa is a pernicious form of drug-resistant staphylococcus. It is an increasing problem worldwide. It is unclear whether the rash you describe is due to MRSA or to something else. But generally speaking, MRSA does not cause rashes. Something else may be the reason. Best to ask his physician to evaluate this. A drug reaction is possible.

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