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I'm going for cesarean surgery but i had MRSA after the last surgery.. Am i more at risk this time?

I'm going for cesarean surgery but i had MRSA after the last surgery.. Am i more at risk this time?

Yes.: Generally speaking, yes. Your doctors and the hospital staff will treat you differently to minimize the chance of getting the infection or spreading it to other people. ...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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I had a tubal ligation during my cesarean, but got MRSA three days after surgery. Could this have caused tubal ligation failure? No doctor will answer

I had a tubal ligation during my cesarean, but got MRSA three days after surgery. Could this have caused tubal ligation failure? No doctor will answer

More Information: Where was the mrsa? What do you mean no doctor will answer. Your surgeon has to answer you. Have you asked your surgeon? You are their patient. You have rights. But, tubal ligation is not in any way negated by a post operative complication. The tubes are cut, their ends are burned to a crisp an the tubes themselves are squished in clips or tied repeatedly. ...Read more

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Ten years ago i was confirmed as having MRSA in my bones after surgery, i had had surgery a year ago now they say i have crps, could it have come back?

Ten years ago i was confirmed as having MRSA in my bones after surgery, i had had surgery a year ago now they say i have crps, could it have come back?

Difficult to say.: CRPS is a chronic pain condition most often affecting one of the limbs (arms, legs, hands, or feet), usually after an injury or trauma to that limb. MRSA is an infection and usually has the symptoms of infection. So I will contact my doctor to run simple test to see if there are any markers of infection. Also have a physician examine you to see if your pain is very focal or just generalized. ...Read more

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Hello! is it safe to have surgery if you have mrsa?

Hello! is it safe to have surgery if you have mrsa?

Depends: On where your surgery is, if you have been treated and whether your MRSA is colonized or an active infection. These are great questions to discuss with your surgeon and primary care doctor. ...Read more

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Can person that lives with another person who has mrsa never have surgery?

Can person that lives with another person who has mrsa never have surgery?

Of course you can: Patients are operated on everyday who are colonized and/or infected with resistant bacteria including MRSA. ...Read more