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A 32-year-old male asked:

As long as i don't have a cut or scratch on my body, i am safe from contracting mrsa. true or false?

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Dr. William Harris
Family Medicine 34 years experience
Not safe.: It is possible to contract MRSA infection even with intact skin. Many, many parts of the body (lungs, sinuses, urine, etc.) could be infected with this very common bacterium.
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