A 45-year-old member asked:
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how long's the treatment for mrsa skin infections?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: For single lesions, opening and draining them may obviate the need for antibiotics. When antibiotics are needed, 10-14 days seems adequate for resolution of the skin lesions, but then must think about getting rid of the carriage state with Mupirocin in nose and skin washing with Chlorhexidine containing soaps.
Answered on Jul 15, 2019

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