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Stages Of Mrsa
In the last year I have developed beginning stages of an autoimmune disorder, gasrtrioparisis, IBS and mrsa. Why is the occurring at once thoughts ?
No coincidence: What i always tell my students. One new uncommon problem can happen to anyone. 2 common problems -possible. 2 uncommon problems very unlikely. 3 problems at once all separate occurances - the odds start to become astronomical. Much more likely the problems are all related. You and your doctor should look for a common thread. ...Read more
A friend of mine, who we were going camping with for a month, was just diagnosed with mrsa. Being in such close quarters scares me for the fact my husband has chronic stage 4 sarcoidosis. I canceled the trip. Was it dangerous for my husband? He also has
MRSA Transmission: Mrsa occurs through direct contact with: someone who has an active infection someone who is a carrier of the infection (colonized) a contaminated object. After a person comes into contact with a contaminated surface or object, he or she may become a carrier of the bacteria (colonized). An active infection with MRSA can develop when a person is colonized and has an open cut. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Mrsa can be carried in the nose. If the culture from a nasal swab shows the presence of mrsa, it can be eradicated with Mupirocin ointment. For MRSA abscesses, it is important to avoid contact with the pus; wash hands frequently, keep the wound covered, wash any clothes that have had contact with the pus in hot water, disinfect any surfaces in contact with the pus. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Types of Bugs: Mrsa or methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is a bacteria which can cause severe skin infections that are resistant to the usual antibiotics we use for staph. Cdiff or clostridium difficile is a type of bacteria that can take over the inside of the colon after antibiotics have killed off the normal bacteria that inhabit the gut, causing severe bloody diarrhea. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Varies: Mrsa is contagious with contact. It is not air borne. Typical community mrs a is also an issue of individual immunity to allow infection and how easily it decides. Someone with mrs a should be treated with appropriate antibiotics and preventative measure such as antibacterial soap, oral vitamin c, zinc, and intra nasal bactroban one week month to minimize recurrences. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mrsa treatment: MRSA can be treated with topical treatments and sometimes antibiotics. Less severe infections can be cleaned, deeper abscesses drained. More serious infections require antibiotics that will be effective on a MRSA infection. Nasal treatment is often done adding mupirocin for a twice a day treatment for a week as MRSA often colonizes the nose. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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