What Are the Signs & Symptoms of Blood-Related MRSA?

Answer MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus or "staph infection," is a potentially fatal bacterial infection that is resistant to many antibiotics. While it occurs most commonly in hospita... Read More »

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Can I have MRSA in my cold sore if I had MRSA about 3 months ago?

On One Hand: Reinfection From Surviving Surface BacteriaIt's very possible for someone to have another episode of MRSA (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus) due to compromised skin--such as... Read More »

MRSA in a 101 year old?

101 is very old, and 80lbs is very small. They may want to get her weight up before they start giving her IV vancomycin, and they may not be able to give it at all since this broad spectrim antibio... Read More »

Should I go to school with MRSA?

The CDC issues guidelines for your situation which you can read here…

What is MRSA and how do you catch it?

What is MRSA?MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a type of bacterium commonly found on the skin and/or in the noses of healthy people. Although it is usually harmless... Read More »