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Is it common to get MRSA again after you have it once?
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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine
In brief: Can happen
Possible to develop recurrent MRSA infection at some point in the future after having had MRSA infection at a different site on your body.
There is some evidence that a patient who has community-type MRSA infection is more likely to have recurrent skin infection than a patient who had a non-MRSA staph infection.

In brief: Can happen
Possible to develop recurrent MRSA infection at some point in the future after having had MRSA infection at a different site on your body.
There is some evidence that a patient who has community-type MRSA infection is more likely to have recurrent skin infection than a patient who had a non-MRSA staph infection.
Dr. Gerald Mandell
Dr. Gerald Mandell
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Dr. Shelly Friedman
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
You are always going to be sensitive to mrsa.

In brief: Yes
You are always going to be sensitive to mrsa.
Dr. Shelly Friedman
Dr. Shelly Friedman
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes
If you are colonized with MRSA ( nasal colonization), it is possible to have it again.

In brief: Yes
If you are colonized with MRSA ( nasal colonization), it is possible to have it again.
Dr. Claude Parola
Dr. Claude Parola
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