MRSA – The Super Bug - Symptoms and Signs

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Symptoms and Signs

MRSA infections is usually starts as a skin infections before it becomes life threatening infection.

MRSA - Superbug

The first symptom of MRSA is usually a wound or a pus-oozing abscess. When the infection spreads to other body parts it could be life threatening.

The following are the symptoms and signs of MRSA infection-

Cellulites - Skin and sub-cutaneous tissues infection (fat and tissues below the skin) and usually the skin over the infection is red and the surface warm

► Boils – Pus involving the hair follicles

► Abscesses - pus under the skin

► Sty - infection of hair follicles of the eye

► Impetigo – Essentially a skin infection

► Carbuncles – Deeper infection including skin and has multiple sieve like openings on the skin

During an MRSA infection it is possible for the infection to spread to other body organs in the event of which they aggravate. They include –

► Endocarditis,

► Necrotizing fasciitis,

► steomyelitis

► and Sepsis

All the above infections are grave and life-threatening. When it involves other organs - fever, chills, low blood pressure, rash all over the body and a state of shock can result. These infections require urgent hospitalizations.

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karihad400

i got a very bad attack of mrsa in kings college,the 5 listed drugs listed below i dont re-call the name of any.i still have some paperwork regarding this bug, 3days after the operation i was moved to a side ward,but i was told nothing at all about me contacting this disease only they put me in this ward for a bit of peace n quiet,nowt else was said to me at all i am verty annoyed about it all, i left it to late to lodge a claim even though all tests showed i was fit to have the operation.

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Thanks for sharing about MRSA – The Super Bug………… nice article

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