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Mrsa Skin Disease
If 5 mth. Old baby has mrsa(the skin disease that causes boils) doctor gave her medicine but what soap to wash her with? She also has ezema on skin.
Baby w/MRSA & eczema: People with eczema often have increased numbers of staph on their skin. Staph worsen eczema by releasing their antigens onto skin which causes more inflammation. Studies show that improving eczema decreases those numbers. Your baby has antibiotics to treat the mrsa. Doing bleach baths with oatmeal bath powder and 1 tbs of clorox per baby tub mixed well and used daily helps decrease surface staph. ...Read more
I have been taking bactrium for over a week now for MRSA. But didn't get diagnosed until yesterday. I've had boils like the ones I had recently since 2011 but was never diagnosed. My question is should I be working while I have the disease or should I sta
CDC advise on MRSA: To prevent another MRSA infection and to prevent spreading MRSA to others: • Keep taking any antibiotics prescribed by your doctor. Don’t take half-doses or stop before you complete your prescribed course. • Clean your hands often, especially before and after changing your wound dressing or bandage. • Keep any wounds clean and change dressings often from www.cdc.gov/mrsa/ ...Read more
Not really.: Having an autoimmune disease can make you more susceptable to many infections especially if you are treated with immunosuppressive drugs such as corticosteroids like prednisone. You are not more likely to get MRSA or clostridium difficile unless you are taking antibiotics or are in a hospital or nursing home or if you are exposed to people with these infections. ...Read more
Dropped phone in public toilet, reached in grabbed it.Had open cuts on thumb, washed hands immediately. Will i get hepatitis, mrsa, hiv, disease now?
Born at 26 weeks, 2 relaspses of MRSA infections, NEC, chronic lung disease, does my child have a immune inefficiency or disorder?
Doubt it: Sounds like common complications of a 26 week preemie. ...Read more
Hi there, are you an infectious disease specialist? If so I have a few questions about my frequent Saph and MRSA infections and what the best long term treatment plan would be.. I have been seeing dr after dr who doesn't really understand the disease... I
Fundamentally: it is going to be the break in the barrier, or other predisposition to infection that needs to be addressed. People tend to keep their same germs. It is not easy to get rid of MRSA that is sitting on the skin. It is much more important to deal with the reason why someone is getting infections. ...Read more