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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No immune sys due to MG & meds. Grandma in hospital again &dr said she has MRSA! Anyway family can visit? Is this deadly? She also has COPD& never smo
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter has reoccurring MRSA infections since she was 4, now 10. Meds clear up each time. What could be the cause of reoccurance? Concerns?
habits/exposures: Mrsa account for 70% or more of the small to large abscesses i drain yearly at my office. They are all community acquired rather than hospital based and reflect a change in the % of staph with this feature.Staph is everywhere, and whether or not you get an abscess depends somewhat on how attractive you are to mosquitos or other bugs and personal habits (scratching, picking). ...Read more
Yes: This can occur sometimes and new joints may have to be replaced. One can also get infected natural joints and this will cause swelling and pain even to the touch. Need to have this evaluated if occurring. ...Read more
I've had an area on my but for two months now. I thought it was a pimple but now I'm more concerned. If it's Mrsa can I be in trouble cause it's been?
Relax: MRSA is an overhyped germ that is present all around you.It is found on testing in about 70% of pustules we drain in the outpatient setting.It is also easily killed by common antibiotics. You are likely troubled by slow healing in a site that is surrounded by skin germs.You also likely itch at the area in light sleep. I would try to let the area heal, but wouldn't lose sleep over the MRSA idea. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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