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A 35-year-old member asked:

The doctor told me my baby has mrsa vacteria. she is only two yrs. is she serious? what do we do for her?

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Dr. Michael Amster
Specializes in Pediatrics
It can be: Mostly MRSA is a simple staph infection, a bacteria that causes skin rashes, boils and such. It can lead to invasive infection and sepsis, but as long as it's treated with the proper antibiotic in a timely manner, and steps are taken to decrease carriage in family and on the baby's person, things should be fine.
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