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What Do You Know About Mrsa How Much Should Average People Worry
MRSA: Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is a bacterium that causes infections in different parts of the body. It's tougher to treat than most strains of staphylococcus aureus -- or staph -- because it's resistant to some commonly used antibiotics. You can pick up MRSA almost anywhere. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have MRSA ands it just spread through out my body what is the average life expectancy of living with mrsa
Depends: If treatable then life expectancy good if not you could die quickly. ...Read more
I now have MRSA and i've finished my antibiotics. How will i know if its gone or not? Will I have tto worry about every little bump that occurs now?
No.: You will know if it is gone if the followup culture is negative. It is natural, after having an infection like that, to worry that "every little bump" will be another one - but if you ever have another one, your doctor will treat it, just like this one was treated - so there is no sense wasting energy worrying about it. ...Read more
There is blood and mucus after bowl movement. I have just been informed I have MRSA, anything to worry about????
See a GI: Mucus in stool can occur with a variety of intestinal infections that cause severe diarrhea. In more-serious conditions — Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and even cancer — mucus in stool may be bloody or accompanied by abdominal pain. You should see a gastroenterologist. MRSA can be in any body compartment...but less likely in a person's stool. ...Read more
Chin and under lip hurts significantly to pressure. I don't feel a cyst there and don't see any pimples? Should I worry about an infection, like mrsa.
Lots.: There are two types of MRSA (methicillin-resistant staph aureus) infections: hospital-acquired and community acquired. Both are serious, in that MRSA bacteria are resistant to many types of antibiotics, so treatment options are limited. They are also contagious. Don't fool around with MRSA - see a doctor right away. ...Read more
More dangerous staph: Mrsa stands for mehticillin resistant stapholoccus aureus. A staph that is resistant to many common antibiotics. Often it is also more aggressive than other staph germs. It must be cultured and treatment guided by the antibiotics the lab shows will work. It is often spread to others in the household and they should be looked at. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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