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I just goun out my 14 month old son ha first detections of msra. Tey are starting him on antibiotics. I don't want to lose him. Can it be cured? Plz

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Dr. SG Erman
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Mrsa is usually curable with specific antibiotics.
It may depend on where the infection is, how soon it was diagnosed, how healthy your son is, and other factors. The chances are very good that your son will be ok. Best wishes.

In brief: Yes

Mrsa is usually curable with specific antibiotics.
It may depend on where the infection is, how soon it was diagnosed, how healthy your son is, and other factors. The chances are very good that your son will be ok. Best wishes.
Dr. SG Erman
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Dr. Slade Suchecki
MRSA is resistant to a penicillin, there are usually other options.
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Have never lost one

Mrsa is responsible for more than half the routein pustules i drain in my office every year & none have ever become significantly ill.
The media facination & overblown coverage aside, this represents a simple problem that should clear up quickly.Monitor your kids progress & stay in touch with your physician.Occasionally, the site must be drained & sometimes more than once.

In brief: Have never lost one

Mrsa is responsible for more than half the routein pustules i drain in my office every year & none have ever become significantly ill.
The media facination & overblown coverage aside, this represents a simple problem that should clear up quickly.Monitor your kids progress & stay in touch with your physician.Occasionally, the site must be drained & sometimes more than once.
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