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I've had MRSA 4 times in the past 8 mo, is something bigger going on here?

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Dr. Lauren Romeo
Wound care

In brief: Could be..

See your doctor to investigate for immune deficiency

In brief: Could be..

See your doctor to investigate for immune deficiency
Dr. Lauren Romeo
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Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine

In brief: Colonization

You may be colonized with mrsa, you may want to have a nasal culture to rule out colonization with mrsa.
Mrsa may still be sensitive to some antibiotics such as bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) the tetracyclines, Clindamycin , Doxycycline among others, specially if it community acquired. Mupirocin ointment may be used for nasal decolonization.

In brief: Colonization

You may be colonized with mrsa, you may want to have a nasal culture to rule out colonization with mrsa.
Mrsa may still be sensitive to some antibiotics such as bactrim, (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) the tetracyclines, Clindamycin , Doxycycline among others, specially if it community acquired. Mupirocin ointment may be used for nasal decolonization.
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