Los Angeles, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:
Hello , i was found that i have mrsa staph infection . i was wondering how long does it take to get into bloodstream ?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Pathology 45 years experience
Real infection?: Many people have MRSA living on their skin without causing any problems or ever invading. There are a variety of different MRSA strains, and it's a basic error to think that having one cultured from a site that does not seem diseased means a person is in any trouble. Wash your hands frequently with soap, and keep close tabs on your body. Thanks for asking.
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Wound Care 20 years experience
It shouldn't.: If the MRSA was diagnosed by a skin culture it won't necessarily get into your blood. If it does you will get a fever and get very sick.
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Last updated Mar 22, 2020
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