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A 26-year-old male asked:

my wife has a covered mrsa infection on her back that is healing well.will sexual intercourse,kissing,cuddle or oral sex cause me to become infected?

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Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Skin: No. MRSA already lives in or on nearly everything you live around. Your skin is a good barrier.
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Dr. Killian is correct. There is no reason not to enjoy full intimacy.
Jul 17, 2014

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