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Silver Spring, MD
A 25-year-old female asked:

If i have a mrsa spine infection, will any symptoms besides soreness manifest and will it require surgery?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
Spine infection: Any infection of the spine -- whether MRSA, non-MRSA staph, or anything else -- usually is severely painful, usually with fever, and most require surgery. Only a little "soreness" is unlikely to be an infection of any kind. But confirm all this with your doctor.

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