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Can MRSA carrier infect other parts of the body? Mom was cultured and found to have MRSA in the nose! Can she infect other parts of her body? how dangerous it would be to infect other body parts (and what are they)? and how can she prevent such a thing (i

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Testing positive for mRSA doesn't mean you will get an infection. Good skin hygiene is important. wash with soap and water, rinse well and use a moisturizer to keep skin supple to avoid tears and cracks that can lead to infected wounds.
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Dr. Robert Dorsey answered:

What does mrsa look like in the nose?

Generally

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this is asymptomatic and causes no symptoms.
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Dr. Martin Raff answered:

Why does MRSA harbor in the nose yet it is not resp transmitted?

MRSA

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Staphylococcus aureus (in this case methicillin-resistant) is part of our normal bacterial flora. It is not until it gains entry into various areas of our body that it becomes a pathogen. This often occurs with disruption in the skin and mucous membranes. It can, in fact, be respiratorily transmitted under the the proper circumstances. This is a complex subject that cannot be fully addressed here
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Do many people have mrsa in nose already, right?

People do

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I do not know percentages. If there is a concern, the nostril can be swabbed and tested. If found positive, it can be treated with a topical antibiotic.
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Dr. Al Hegab answered:

Can my extremely itchy hive-like rash be from mrsa colonized in nose?

Usually no

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Nasal mrsa causes different skin manifeststion, it could be another allergic skin condition, pls consult ur doctor
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Dr. Phil Zapanta answered:

i was just diagnosed with mrsa of the nose, how did i get it and how can i not spread it. ?

Strep lives there

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Streptococcus bacteria normally live in the nose; unfortunately you have a resistant strain of Strep. There are specialized antibiotics (pills or nasal cream) that can help resolve it. To help prevent the spread of it to others, just practice common sense hygiene (wash hands, sneeze into your sleeve instead of your hands, etc). You may want to avoid people with weakened immunity until it clears
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Dr. Ziad Akl answered:

Is it safe to have an active impetigo person around a person with colonized mrsa in her nose?

Yes

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There is no issue.
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Dr. Michael E. Ein answered:

my son carries the mrsa virus in his nose what precautions need to be taken around the other kids so they dont contract the virous?

MRSA is a bacteria

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If it was my son I'd try to decolonize him with bactroban (mupericin) ointment into the nose twice a day for 7-10 days and Hibiclens soap shower and shampoo daily for 10-14 days. To prevent spread he should not touch his face, then others. He should wash his hands or use hand sanitizer frequently. He should not share towels, clothing or personal hygene items with others.
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Dr. Tony T. Ho answered:

Positive today for mrsa in my nose very sore throat chronic cough headache puffy sore scalp Can this all be related to the spread of untreated mrsa?

Not likely

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MRSA colonization by itself causes no problems, but puts you at risk for invasive disease if you have major events, like surgery. MRSA is an aggressive pathogen, so it isn't likely the cause of chronic sore throats or headaches. Unnecessary treatment of MRSA colonization leads to other problems like increased resistance to other antibiotics as well.
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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered:

Is there a connection between Mrsa and sjogrens ? I have had sores in my nose twice and both times Mrsa. Have high sjogrens antibodies &AI symptoms.

Rarely

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The lack of saliva may increase the risk of oral infections.
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