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Is it safe to get a piercing if you have mrsa?

Is it safe to get a piercing if you have mrsa?

Yes: As long as you're not piercing an active infection. Practice good hygiene before, during, and after the piercing is important. ...Read more

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Body piercing, a form of body modification, is the practice of puncturing or cutting a part of the human body, creating an opening in which ...Read more


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Is it safe to get a piercing if you have MRSA abs infection?

Is it safe to get a piercing if you have MRSA abs infection?

No !!: If you are experiencing infection with staphylococci you should not be penetrating the skin and placing foreign bodies in yourself because of the high risk of infecting these areas. ...Read more

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Treated of MRSA can I get a piercing?

MRSA: You need to have your nasopharynx (nose and back of throat) and skin cultured for mrsa. If you are still a carrier then piercings are not a great idea. ...Read more

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I've had mrsa 6 months ago, I haven't have an outbreak since, is it safe to get a tattoo?

The germ tends to: stick. On the other hand, tattoo infection rate is pretty low. Hard to find exact numbers in the literature. If you send a direct in-box question I know several tattoo artists who can give direct estimates. On the other hand, your likelihood of still having MRSA is certainly over 50%, and your risk of skin infection is higher than average (only 10% of people have germs on them that can infect). ...Read more

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Could a get MRSA again just 6 months later?

Could a get MRSA again just 6 months later?

Can happen: Possible to develop recurrent MRSA infection at some point in the future after having had MRSA infection at a different site on your body. There is some evidence that a patient who has community-type MRSA infection is more likely to have recurrent skin infection than a patient who had a non-MRSA staph infection. ...Read more

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How do u get pneumonia mrsa?

How do u get pneumonia mrsa?

UsuallyBenign But...: Staphylococcus aureus frequently present human skin & respiratory tract, especially nose. Mrsa merely means resistant multiple abs, non-res dom. Control of bacteria, as with all, a function of immune system. Sa most commonly commensal bacteria, but reality not c/w marketing fear. Dietary choices, activities, emotions, any internal control affecting staph & immune function can change. Can be bad. ...Read more

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How can MRSA get in the bloodstream?

Line or skin: Mrsa (like all staph aureus) lives on the skin, so anything that breaks the integrity of the skin (be it a cut/scrape or an IV line) can introduce it into the bloodstream. This also includes direct injection, such as in IV drug use. Finally, a more rare cause would be a severe alternative infection focus, such as pneumonia. ...Read more

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