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Methicillin my fiance was diagnosed with methicillin two years ago. he now has a small infected site on his knee and i am freaking out i will catch it. i read on webmd the major issues with it, ie med resistant, can affect organs etc. is hygiene the bi

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Before : Before trying to answer this, would like to clarify. Was your fiance diagnosed to be a carrier of methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureous who was healthy? Did your fiance have a serious infection with methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureous ? Or was your fiance successfully treated with an antibiotic called methicillin? Each of this scenarios is quite different.

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