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Is MRSA deadly? What could cause it to become deadly?

Is MRSA deadly? What could cause it to become deadly?

Bacterial Infection: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial infection that cannot be treated/ cured with certain antibiotics. These infections can be severe and may require more invasive techniques to treat. If you are given antibiotics, be sure to take all the doses, even if you feel better. Please see your doctor for treatment! ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Ein
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Mrsa (Definition)

MRSA, methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a certain strain of bacteria that is resistant to several antibiotics. It most commonly causes skin infections and abscesses, ...Read more


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Does MRSA cause lymphedema?

Not directlt: While MRSA does not cause lymphedema, patients with lymphedema can have an exacerbation, or worsening of their swelling with any skin infection. ...Read more

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Can a UTI caused by mrsa be cured? Or will it always cause problems?

Yes it can be: but MRSA hangs out/lives on your skin and you cannot eradicate that. From there it could get back into your urine and cause infection, or it may not do that for years. it just depends on what your luck is or what your immune system needs to do. ...Read more

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Wondering if after having mrsa can it cause other problems years later? Ive had mrsa several times plus was found double colonized in both nostrils..

Yes and No: Many people are "carriers" for MRSA and never develop symptoms. However, you are at risk for developing a serious infection with cuts, trauma, etc. Get prompt attention if you develop a cut, etc. ...Read more

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Is MRSA the main cause of cellulitis nowadays?

Is MRSA the main cause of cellulitis nowadays?

Cellulitis: The majority of cellulitis infections are caused by infection with either strep (streptococcus) or staph (staphylococcus) bacteria. The most common bacteria that cause cellulitis are beta-hemolytic streptococci (groups a, b, c, g, and f). A form of rather superficial cellulitis caused by strep is called erysipelas. However, MRSA cellulitis is on the rise. ...Read more

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Can MRSA get into your body and cause your platellets to stay low?

With Sepsis: This article discusses that issue: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pmc/articles/pmc3084641/. It is by mayo clinic & looks at people who become septic with staph aureus & develop thrombocytopenia (platelet count < 150 × 109/l. ). ...Read more

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Can MRSA cause UTI or kidney issues?

Can MRSA cause UTI or kidney issues?

Possible: Most UTI are caused by other bactetria( gram negative), but it is not impossible for MRSA to cause urinary tract infection. ...Read more

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What happens if the only two medications that are used to treat MRSA cause an allergic reaction in the patient, what would be the next step?

What happens if the only two medications that are used to treat MRSA cause an allergic reaction in the patient, what would be the next step?

Consult: I would recommend referral to infection diseases doctor and allergist to check for IgE or non IgE mediated allergy to the antibiotics. ...Read more

Dr. Khurram Rehman
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Infertility (Definition)

Infertility is defined medically as the inability to conceive a baby after 12 months of ...Read more