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Does MRSA cause lymphedema?

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Dr. Linda Harris
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Not directlt

While MRSA does not cause lymphedema, patients with lymphedema can have an exacerbation, or worsening of their swelling with any skin infection.

In brief: Not directlt

While MRSA does not cause lymphedema, patients with lymphedema can have an exacerbation, or worsening of their swelling with any skin infection.
Dr. Linda Harris
Dr. Linda Harris
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In brief: No

Lymphedema is the result of damage to lymphatic channels.
Mrsa can cause cellulitis, which is an infection of the skin. The swelling associated with cellulitis is different than lymphedema.

In brief: No

Lymphedema is the result of damage to lymphatic channels.
Mrsa can cause cellulitis, which is an infection of the skin. The swelling associated with cellulitis is different than lymphedema.
Dr. Wesley Marquart
Dr. Wesley Marquart
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