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Mrsa Infection On The Nose

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Staph Supa Bug and Being Poz

Please doc, tell us about the new supa bug. If you're poz, what are the risks and stuff? I be so scared.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...13(3); available at www.cdc.gov/EID/content/13/3/491.htm. March 2007.Hidron, A. and others. Risk factors for colonization with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in patients admitted to an urban hospital: Emergence of... Read more »

Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking... Read more »

mrsa infection

if a hiv person has mrsa and is on the medication for a year and he has 3 soars is he still... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Caused by Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus

...recently-hospitalized individuals. Since the late 1990s, however, there has been a startling rise in the incidence of SSTI caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in individuals with no prior exposure in hospitals. These... Read more »
Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

LGBT Medical Association Comments on Drug-Resistant Staph Infections

...of this process," said Haller. He suggests that it is also important to know that Staph aureus is commonly found in the nose and on the skin. Approximately 25 to 30 percent of the population, for example, is colonized in the nose with staph... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Demystifying MRSA

... By now you have probably heard of something called "MRSA infections" or "staph infections" from the news, or a friend. There have been outbreaks of skin infections caused by bacteria called MRSA Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Staph May Be Spreading Through Drug Use

...infection (MRSA) could be transmitted, among other ways, by sharing straws, spoons or other devices used to inhale drugs through the nose. MRSA is found in a non-infective state in the noses of large numbers of people. Although MRSA and other... Read more »
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Would like to be certain

Posted by boots, 2 Replies
...since I cant shag this mess I have been on 5 different antibiotics and prednisone.. ENT said I have a staph infection in my nose and as soon as I get done with the pred the swellen comes right back.. My WBC is 12.5.. Should I be worried about HIV... Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...she gave birth to a healthy little girl. I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon became sick with MRSA. It was a C-section birth and the staph infection developed. I went to be by her side and stayed for 5 days with... Read more »

Bloody Nose While Kissing

Posted by Sharpie, 1 Reply
...Hello. I was recently kissing a guy and when I pulled back he noticed he had a bloody nose. His blood got on my face around the upper lip and nose area. While he says he is negative, I want to be sure if I should get Read more »

Fingering & HIV infection(Via Nose)

Posted by chirs, 3 Replies
...person(let's say subject A-male) get infected by accidently inserting vaginal fluids(from an infected person, let's say subject B) into nose? Assuming, subject A did fingering activity on subject B who works at a night club, but after the... Read more »