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A 45-year-old member asked:

Mrsa staph infection skin problems normal in nursing homes?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 46 years experience
Wrong word: "normal" isn't really the proper descriptor - serious infections are never normal. Mrsa is, however, a *common* problem in nursing homes -- unfortunately. Good facilities are always on the lookout for infections of any kind in their residents, and when they find them, they treat them promptly.
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