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How Does One Contract Mrsa
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is the best possible explanation for how a very healthy, nursed, no prior colds, or hospitalization, one year old to get MRSA pneumonia?
Viral infection 1st: Staphylococcal pneumonias typically follow a viral infection that breaks down the body's defenses. ...Read more
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