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dx with ca-mrsa under armpits.can i become immune to this or is this life long infections coming my way.drained no antibiotics yet.

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Dr. Majd Alfreijat
Internal Medicine 14 years experience
Difficult to know: it will depend on your immune system and other medical condition. if you have no history of diabetes, kidney or liver disease and you maintain a good skin hygiene the MRSA infection may not happen again anytime soon.

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