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How does one contract mrsa?

How does one contract mrsa?

I might add: Mrsa is found on most people common in nasal passage ways, but is usually kept in check with other bacterium. ...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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Came in contact with someone with mrsa, what should one do?

Clean the skin: Careful skin cleaning is usually sufficient. With any sign of a rash use a cleaner like hibiclens. ...Read more

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Does manuka honey help cure MRSA? And if so, how should one apply it?

Does manuka honey help cure MRSA? And if so, how should one apply it?

No: If you have a MSRA infection you need treatment by a medical doctor. Makuna honey does not treat a MSRA infection. ...Read more

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Mrsa how do you give it to some one when your not contagious?

Mrsa how do you give it to some one when your not contagious?

MRSA: Mrsa even after treatment may linger on in the nasal cavity when it is called carrier stage. You can spread this infection unknowingly. It can be detected with a culture of nasal swab and treated with Mupirocin ointment if positive. ...Read more

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How does MRSA go from a local infection to a disseminated one?

How does MRSA go from a local infection to a disseminated one?

MRSA: Disseminated MRSA infections are the infections caused by strains of staph aureus that are resistant to the antibiotic methicillin and are not restricted to the original site of infection but have spread to different parts of the body. Hospital-acquired disseminated MRSA infections have occurred frequently in individuals with reduced immunity. However, community-acquired infections are increasing. ...Read more

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Because my daughter has MRSA pneumonia at the age of one, what are some future concerns we may have for her?

Pulmonary eval.: The lung is growing as your daughter grows, and any damage caused by the infection, may diminish over time. Keeping her vaccinations current is important as well. She should be followed by your pediatrician for signs of any breathing difficulty. When she is older, pulmonary function testing may be performed to evaluate her lung function. Prmg/peds can review records faxed to 858 259 9689 for ?S. ...Read more

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Mrsa and sex is a MRSA carrier legally obligated to disclose this fact to any one before having an intercourse with them?

I : I do not believe there is a legal obligation here, however i may be wrong. Please pose this question to the lawyers here on avvo.Com. From a medical standpoint, i think it is the responsibility of the carrier to inform their partner, especially if the intention is to have intimate contact. A person colonized with MRSA can have a normal sexual relationship, however hygiene precautions should be taken. Handwashing is actually the best way to prevent the spread of mrsa. Take care. ...Read more