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Herpes?: Have no way of knowing what this is without seeing it and examining you. Ask the doctor who cultured you. ...Read more
Been to doctors they first said impetigo gave me prescription that didn't work. Blisters keep forming and spreading. Do I have mrsa?
I think I have MRSA or a spider bite. It recurs. Same place. Red, swollen, painful, tiny blisters in the center. On the back of shoulder pain in arm ?
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I had MRSA on my hand in aug. I went back after antibiotics and they said it was gone. But i still occ. Get puss filled painful blisters on my hands?
MRSA: This organism can produce multiple recurrences and is difficult to eradicate. See your doctor. If you are a nasal carrier the bug is also on your skin, and any break, however small, in the surface may induce reinfection. You can be treated with Mupirocin (bactroban) nasal ointment and with chlorhexidine-containing soap to attempt to eliminate the carriage of this (50% success). ...Read more
Not necessarily: Mrsa can be carried in the nose. If the culture from a nasal swab shows the presence of mrsa, it can be eradicated with Mupirocin ointment. For MRSA abscesses, it is important to avoid contact with the pus; wash hands frequently, keep the wound covered, wash any clothes that have had contact with the pus in hot water, disinfect any surfaces in contact with the pus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Types of Bugs: Mrsa or methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria which can cause severe skin infections that are resistant to the usual antibiotics we use for staph. Cdiff or clostridium difficile is a type of bacteria that can take over the inside of the colon after antibiotics have killed off the normal bacteria that inhabit the gut, causing severe bloody diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: Mrsa is contagious with contact. It is not air borne. Typical community mrs a is also an issue of individual immunity to allow infection and how easily it decides. Someone with mrs a should be treated with appropriate antibiotics and preventative measure such as antibacterial soap, oral vitamin c, zinc, and intra nasal bactroban one week month to minimize recurrences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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