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What Can Be Done To Minimize The Large Scars From Mrsa Infections From The Face
Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more
Many things: #1 is prevention of influenza with vaccination, proper hand hygiene & cough etiquette.Early diagnosis of flu & treatment within the first 48 hours of symptoms may help.Knowing if you are colonized with mrsa/mssa & attempting de-colonization may help.Early recognition & appropriate antibiotics for mrsa/mssa following flu is crucial. In the future: an anti-toxin against mrsa/mssa pvl-toxin may help? ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mrsa: Few are allicin (in garlic), psylocynin (in wild mushroom), and topical hydrogen peroxide. ...Read more
I tested positive for active MRSA infections have done a course of clindamycin am still getting infections. What are other options for treatment?
I m on the 13th antibiotic since jan 2012 my sinus infection continues to return. 3 different doctors- nobody has done a culture could this be mrsa?
My friend has MRSA infection on her face. She's been on antibiotics, but it's not going away. Is it safe to visit her? Can I catch it?
It is contagious if: not treated. If she was on the correct antibiotics or had the lesions drained then after 24 hours you should be safe for contact. But if its not going away, I wonder if a culture was performed or if she is still picking at lesions. She should see a board certified dermatologist ...Read more
I had lab test done on my eye were i had a staph infection.. I receive the call that told me that i had mrsa... They didn't seem to concerned about it?
MRSA: Mrsa means methicliin resistant staph aureus. This is a baceria that has developed resistance to the common antibiotics that kill it. However it has not developed resistance to all antibiotics. Perhaps your doctor is treating you withone of the antibiotics that can kill this germ. ...Read more
Reoccurring staph infections from overcolonized nose happening on face (swabbed, not MRSA). I would decolonize using bactroban, but after a couple months it keeps coming back, now its not responding as good to the cream. Immune system is good. Ideas?
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