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7 year old's throat culture positive for mrsa. Headache, stomach pain, limb pain for past week. On clindamyacin. Can MRSA cause systemic symtoms?
2nd @ER i a few months.DX mrsa sores on stomach.thistime entire body hurts(joints muscles head throat bad taste in my mouth)Dr didn't draw blood ?
2nd time in a few months.DX mrsa sores on stomach.thistime entire body hurts(joints muscles head throat bad taste in my mouth)Dr didn't draw blood-do nose swab @some point I'm going to need more help then I'm getting. Treatment is not working. I'm sick. W
MRSA: Greetings. MRSA infections need aggressive treatments especially if you are in the actively infective stage. Some patents are carriers but never get sick like you. Talk to your doctor about seeing an infectious disease specialist. These doctors can recommend special therapy for your particular disease state. Good Luck. ...Read more
My husband's dad contracted MRSA in hospital. After visiting him, he now has a rash on his face and also on his abdomen. What is the best way to treat?
MRSA: Mrsa is a pernicious form of drug-resistant staphylococcus. It is an increasing problem worldwide. It is unclear whether the rash you describe is due to MRSA or to something else. But generally speaking, MRSA does not cause rashes. Something else may be the reason. Best to ask his physician to evaluate this. A drug reaction is possible. ...Read more
I had MRSA and i was on 4 different antibotics and now im have symtoms of a upset stomach and acid reflux what could this be?
I had MRSA and waa on 4 different antibotics and then thats when i start getting the symptoms of a upset stomach and acid reflux what could this be?
I have a severe boiling water burn on my abdomen and have had MRSA before what type of antibiotic by mouth should I take?
Have cellulitis on my lower abdomen. Had it drained by dr and put on bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) for 7 days. Could this be MRSA?
Yes, maybe MRSA: In otherwise healthy people, non-rectal/genital cellulitis and skin abscesses (that's probably what required drainage) are caused by strep or staph, and many staph infections are MRSA. So it's definitely possible. Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) is the recommended antibiotic because it covers them all, including MRSA. Most likely a culture test was done and will tell whether or not it's MRSA. Ask your doctor. ...Read more