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I am doing a school project on MRSA I was wondering if a person caught it of the feces of animals on food how would they feel would they feel sick?
See answer: Most human MRSA infections occur by transmission from other infected humans. Although MRSA is found in cattle, pigs and chicken it is a different strain from the one that usually causes human disease. However people who work closely with livestock have become infected with skin lesions. Consumers have not contracted MRSA from eating infected animals. MRSA causes boils to occur on the skin. ...Read more
Hi. My 7 year old nephew was diagnosed with MRSA (on his knee/leg) this past wednesday. We have an annual back to school pool party/ field day with ?
Precautions: Skin-to-skin contact. Mrsa transmitted from one person to another by skin-to-skin contact. Contaminated objects. If drainage from an MRSA skin infection comes into contact with an object like towel or equipment, next person who touches that object may become infected with MRSA bacteria.Appropriate hand hygiene , washing with soap and water or using an alcohol-based hand rub can prevent spread. ...Read more
What do you suggest if my school has had about 3-5 cases of MRSA staph infection. should we still be in school?
Yes, Staph, no MRSA: Young children, especially, who have close contact with others in daycare and ealy school, often bring home staph, (impetigo, respiratory, ear infections), but since most communities do not have alot of mrsa, it is the more common staph that they get and bring home. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why would I have major tingling in neck on right side and veins poppg on eyelids and cheeks? Had3 stents in 2002. Triple bypass in 2008, which resulted in me getting MRSA in sternum...Put on vanco and had several surgeries removing parts of sternum....I l
Unfortunately : Unfortunately yhe only way to know what is going on is to follow up with your cardiologist. You may need another angiogram. The fact that you stated you are "losing the will to live" is worrisome. It sounds like you are dealing with major depression, which is understandable given your medical history. I strongly encourage you to seek the help of a psychiatrist or therapist. Best of luck to you. ...Read more
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