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Are there home remedies that can treat a MRSA lung infection?

Are there home remedies that can treat a MRSA lung infection?

Absolutely not: Mrsa that has penetrated through enough of your defense mechanisms and immune system to get into the lung is a serious problem it must be treated with prescription antibiotics, and may require longer courses of treatment. Do not treat this infection yourself! ...Read more

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Lung (Definition)

Deoxygenated blood enters the lungs from the right side of the heart and travels to the lungs. When you inspire, oxygen flows into the lungs, transverses the capilliares and attaches to hemoglobin down a gradient. At the same time, co2 diffuses into the capilaries and is expelled with exhalation. Oxygen rich blood then flows to the left side of the heart and into the ...Read more


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Are there herbal supplements that can treat a MRSA lung infection?

Are there herbal supplements that can treat a MRSA lung infection?

No: This is a potentially life threatening infection that requires treatment with specific antibiotics that will treat the specific mrsa, and requires close medical supervision. ...Read more

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My nasal swab returned positive for staph coag negative with one practitioner wanting to treat for MRSA and another saying no treatment at all I have ?

My nasal swab returned positive for staph coag negative with one practitioner wanting to treat for MRSA and another saying no treatment at all I have ?

Normal finding: Coag negative staph is considered a benign germ often found on the skin surfaces. It does not require treatment if it is found. It is likely you were swabbed to see if you were a carrier for more worrisome forms of staph like coag positive staph that may be a MRSA or not, but often cause abscesses or pustules on various surfaces. ...Read more

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What are the symtoms for MRSA in the lungs? Can i catch this from someone?

MRSA is not a diagno: Mrsa is not a diagnosis. It is a reference to a large group of common bacteria resistant to certain antibiotics. It is commonly found on or in perfectly healthy people. First it is determined if you have an infection in your respiratory area. Then cultures help define the infecting agent so as to determine the best treatment. Living with a kidney transplant, entailing use of immune suppression, le. ...Read more

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How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung? Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?

How important is a small amount of MRSA in your lung?  Can it be considered normal as is regular s. Aureus?

Not uncommon: In patients who have been in and out of the hospital. It still would not be considered "normal" colonization and could be an issue if the person becomes sick in other ways. ...Read more

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If you have been exposed to someone with MRSA of the sputum and lung, and that person coughed right in your face all day, how long does it take for mr?

If you have been exposed to someone with MRSA of the sputum and lung, and that person coughed right in your face all day, how long does it take for mr?

No guarantee: Exposure does not mean infection. Yes, it is a prerequisite for it, but your immune system may take it in stride, or the bacteria may not have been transmitted. Usually, bacterial illnesses onset within a few (3-5) days of exposure, so if not feeling ill, likely will not become from this exposure. ...Read more

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Can my child get a lung infection from mrsa?

Can my child get a lung infection from mrsa?

Not usually: Achild can get bronchitis as part of an MRSA repiratory infection, but is not likely to get pneumonia, unless there is underlying asthma, or immune disease. ...Read more

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If MRSA is living in your nose (carrier), how does it not get into your lungs and give you pneumonia? What is mode of entry for MRSA pneumonia?

MRSA: Many of the organisms populating your nose and throat have the potential to produce pneumonia, but you have many defense mechanisms that prevent this. It is not until these mechanisms are compromised or the number of organisms is overwhelming that they will produce clinically relevant disease. ...Read more