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what does mrsa poision ivy look like?

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Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
Hospital-based practice 46 years experience
Two different proble: Poison ivy causes allergic skin reaction with urticaria, itching. But MRSA (methicillin resistant staph aureus) infection can cause skin abscesses, cellulitis or even deep seated infections and also bacteremias.

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