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A 22-year-old female asked:

I have mrsa is there any type lotion i can use to keep my skin moisturizer?

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Dr. Arthur Balin
Dermatology 49 years experience
MRSA: Where do you have the skin infection? You could wash your skin with an anti microbial soap such as dial or hibiclens and then put on any moisturizer that you like. Use a new tube or bottle of it so that the moisturizer is uncontaminated. More importantly, MRSA is not a permanent condition (eg. Like herpes) so it can be cured. Some people are carriers of MRSA in the nose which requires treatment.
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