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My dad has MRSA and is on an antibotic which has stopped working...What happens if it doesn't help anymore? What's the next step?
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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Get checked again
They may need to change antibiotic, or use IV antibiotic, but you should take infections seriously, seek immediate attention if not improving or getting worse.

In brief: Get checked again
They may need to change antibiotic, or use IV antibiotic, but you should take infections seriously, seek immediate attention if not improving or getting worse.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sensitivity
There are antibiotics that still work on mrsa, his doctor should look at the sensitivity pattern of the MRSA and use the most appropriate one to treat him, also there newer antibiotics that work very well on mrsa.

In brief: Sensitivity
There are antibiotics that still work on mrsa, his doctor should look at the sensitivity pattern of the MRSA and use the most appropriate one to treat him, also there newer antibiotics that work very well on mrsa.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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