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How does one contract mrsa?

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Dr. Joshi Aditi
General Practice

In brief: I might add

Mrsa is found on most people common in nasal passage ways, but is usually kept in check with other bacterium.

In brief: I might add

Mrsa is found on most people common in nasal passage ways, but is usually kept in check with other bacterium.
Dr. Joshi Aditi
Dr. Joshi Aditi
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Contact with MRSA

Mrsa can go from being a skin colonizer to a skin infection very quickly.
Risk factors include poor hygiene, diabetes, immune disorders, recent hospitalization, among others. Mrsa infections generally are painful raised large bumps in the skin that can join or grow to form an abscess. Mrsa can also infect a skin wound that is already present.

In brief: Contact with MRSA

Mrsa can go from being a skin colonizer to a skin infection very quickly.
Risk factors include poor hygiene, diabetes, immune disorders, recent hospitalization, among others. Mrsa infections generally are painful raised large bumps in the skin that can join or grow to form an abscess. Mrsa can also infect a skin wound that is already present.
Dr. David Finke
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Dr. David Finke
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: MRSA everywhere

Mrsa is a bacteria that is resistant to multiple antibiotic drugs.
It was mainly a problem for hospitalized patients and people would contract an infection from the hospital environment. Now, it is much more common among the general public and in public places. It can be found on gym equipment, locker rooms, door knobs, shopping malls, etc. Wash your hands regularly and well! see dr if worried.

In brief: MRSA everywhere

Mrsa is a bacteria that is resistant to multiple antibiotic drugs.
It was mainly a problem for hospitalized patients and people would contract an infection from the hospital environment. Now, it is much more common among the general public and in public places. It can be found on gym equipment, locker rooms, door knobs, shopping malls, etc. Wash your hands regularly and well! see dr if worried.
Dr. David Finke
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