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A 46-year-old member asked:

What is the chance of suppressing mrsa complications that have already required the amputation of your leg?

2 doctor answers3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Good: As long as you let clinicians know that you have had mrsa, the next time you have an infection they are more likely to make sure it is covered by the antibiotics being given.
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
Can be done: Depends on the degree of infection, see an infectious disease specialist.

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