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My is my 1 year old getting mrsa?
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Dr. Theresa Willett
Pediatrics
11 doctors agree
In brief: MRSA is everywhere
Many people have MRSA and do not know it.
It is similar to an even more common bacteria but has become resistant to penicillins and some other antibiotics, so it helps to know about it when treating an infection. If someone in the home has been found to carry mrsa, there is a good chance he has been exposed, but that does not mean anything bad. Just let his doc know in case of infections.

In brief: MRSA is everywhere
Many people have MRSA and do not know it.
It is similar to an even more common bacteria but has become resistant to penicillins and some other antibiotics, so it helps to know about it when treating an infection. If someone in the home has been found to carry mrsa, there is a good chance he has been exposed, but that does not mean anything bad. Just let his doc know in case of infections.
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Dr. Thomas Seck
If you're worried that your baby is getting a skin infection it's best to have him seen by his physician. Whether or not its MRSA, a skin infection should be evaluated.
Dr. Neeta Jain
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: MRSA
Lot of time the bacteria keeps spreading due to improper hand washing techniques.
Please make sure that the caregivers who are taking care of the child wash their hands well. Lot of times the babies harbour it in their nasal passages. So these children keep infecting themselves, so clean his hands too.

In brief: MRSA
Lot of time the bacteria keeps spreading due to improper hand washing techniques.
Please make sure that the caregivers who are taking care of the child wash their hands well. Lot of times the babies harbour it in their nasal passages. So these children keep infecting themselves, so clean his hands too.
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