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how can i learn about preventing and treating mrsa skin infections?

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Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
Medical literature: Look at CDC sites. See what i wrote in jama.
Answered on Jan 15, 2015
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Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
Hygiene: To prevent MRSA skin infections as well as any other infection, one should practice good hygiene with washing hands and cleaning surfaces etc that may have been exposed to MRSA or any infection with a good disinfectant. I often recommend the use of alcohol hand gels as this often sterilizes hands as well as cleanse skin surfaces.
Answered on Mar 31, 2015
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