A 30-year-old member asked:
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what are the first symptoms of mrsa?

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Dr. Steven Saunders
42 years experience Internal Medicine
MRSA: May be no symptoms or fever redness if skin...Depends on what part of body is infected.
Answered on May 11, 2012
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Same as any other: Mrsa is just a different type of bacteria; its first symptoms are the same as with any bacterial infection, and depend on the site of the body that is infected.
Answered on Mar 25, 2013

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Non healing skin : Wound or rash. Always needs confirmed by your doctor. Don't assume anything or decide by yourself that's what it is.
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No: One can be totally asymptomatic and have MRSA colonize their nares.

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