I Have Mrsa

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 45 People

    All of you in this area of interest have had

    MRSA or been through a MRSA infection with a loved one. I thought this was worth sharing, because the need is great to bring attention to have deadly superbugs can be. There is a great new way to help by making a small donation to the MRSA Survivor Network, but three's a fun...
    raisefunds raisefunds
    41-45, M
    Jul 9, 2015

    Had sinus surgery. .and suffer 3 wjs.

    .finally doc agreed and said smthg wrong..done swab..N found out I had mrsa....omg..so much pain n discomfort. ..and people keep telling me..everyone has mrsa in there nose..tht I will be ok...really...and they want me work 12 hr shifts at nursing home.? Does this ever end...I...
    bjkneale99 bjkneale99
    1 Response Apr 3, 2015

    Beauty And The Beast

      Well I guess it was about 8 yrs ago when everything about my life as I had known it changed never to be the same....I was a beautiful young lady full of life and personality,tons of friends,and loved to meet new people.that all changed in a blink of an eye!I got my first 2...
    MistieWatson MistieWatson
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    Pregnant With Mrsa

    In August 2008 my Husband got a boil on his thigh our family Dr opened and drained it. While I told the Dr we had some frineds that had MRSA he totally disreguarded it said it was only an infected hair folical and sent him home with antibiotics. the following month I got a boilI...
    msbhaven msbhaven
    22-25, F
    Jan 29, 2009

    6 Times And Tired Of Counting

    I have been battling mrsa for a year and a half. This is my 6th outbreak. Some are worse then others but i've been treated each time with infusions. Some up to 45 days and others as little as a week. Mostly i've been given vancomyicin . (spelling?)I was wondering if anyone...
    LindaJayne LindaJayne
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Jan 7, 2013

    Not Again.....

    Hi, I woke up one morning with a red dot on the side of my chin, within 24 hours I was in the ER, and told I had mrsa.  I was on iv's etc. for a month, then it came back.  Three months later still on meds, I had surgery.  I lost the feeling in my lower lip and a...
    goatlady43 goatlady43
    41-45, F
    Aug 26, 2008

    i had it i came close to losing a finger i

    could have lost my left hand because it was starting to go down my palm
    banna32 banna32
    18-21, M
    Aug 21, 2015

    Manuka Honey + Nano-particle silver poultice,

    Organic raw turmeric x3 per day
    divinersage divinersage
    26-30, M
    1 Response Jul 13, 2014

    Child With Mrsa

    I am the mother of a beautiful 13 year old who back in May of 08 caught the ring she was wearing on a door it slipped under her skin causing a cut. It cleaned and covered with antibiotic ointment and a band aid. Her finger seemed to be healing but suddenly it started to...
    lili22 lili22
    1 Response Feb 17, 2009

    Became a member on this site with the little

    gleam of hope that I still have. My story is very in depth, long, and to be blunt, f!&%>d up. I plan to share my story, and I hope my experience can help someone else suffering from this horrible skin disease. I hope that encountering others that are going through this living...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen
    31-35, F
    Jan 29, 2016

    To Welcome Any Of Our Energy And Beliefs, That Can Eventually Lead Us To Understanding And Trust

    All The environments that have been raised structural phenomenon. Personal situations requires delicateness, at times, with all of our designs and preparations until we believe fully in our strength to over come. knowing these can be true experiences helps me to remain at...
    reason4regard reason4regard
    26-30, M
    Feb 20, 2011

    My Great Grandkids Bless Their Little Souls

    My 2 Great Grandchildren ages 11 mo and 3 both have MRSA, as does their Mom. My 11 mo old was sitting with his Dad and me on the back porch. The baby already had a mrsa on his little leg. I noticed something on his inner wrist. The very next day his wrist was very very swollen...
    DLWR55 DLWR55
    51-55, F
    1 Response Sep 15, 2012

    Where Did I Get Mrsa?

    I suddenly started breaking out in red dots in June. I had an MRI done in June at Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County in Rock Sprngs, Wyoming. I have no idea how long it takes for MRSA to appear. 3 days after the red dots and itching started, I returned to the same hospital...
    sourpuss sourpuss
    41-45, F
    9 Responses Oct 17, 2007

    I Contracted Mrsa, Probably In the Hospital

    I contracted MRSA, probably in the hospital I had surgery on May 20th 2009, stayed overnight in the hospital and was released the next day. Two weeks later my five incisions are healing well. Two weeks further along and three of the five incisions are barely visible they have...
    newdaydogEP newdaydogEP
    70+, M
    8 Responses Oct 3, 2009

    3 Infections In One Year!

    I've always had bad allergies, year long plus sinus infections. I guess my immune system is bad, but I don't know why. I got MRSA in my finger last summer from a papercut- i wasn't in the hospital. Then, later the next spring, i got regular staph from a cold sore near my lip...
    ashleychan ashleychan
    Jun 18, 2010

    Okay, so last week I had what I thought was a

    pimple and it wouldn't pop. Then I thought it was an ingrown hair. And it kept on getting bigger, with barely any pus coming out. I went to a dance workshop from last friday to this Monday. it got even huger and much more painful. Yesterday I went into first care. They are...
    darktippedrose darktippedrose
    31-35, F
    6 Responses Sep 3, 2014

    methacillian resistant staphylococcus

    aureus (mrsa) im not quite surr how i contracted it? either working in a hospital environment, or being a patient? this is a resistent strand of staph that antibiotics do not work on, it forms a protective layer of fungus aka candida or yeast around it, so the infection goes...
    deleted deleted
    Aug 25, 2015

    Staphylocoocus /mrsa Cure , Contact Babyfaceworldk@yahoo.com

    STAPHYLOCOOCUS /MRSA CURE , contact babyfaceworldk@yahoo.com phone = +2348058782330 i suffered the dreaded bacteria called Staphylococcus for 6 years , I was at many orthodox hospital where differents Antibiotics was prescribed for me ,  the strain was Aureaus as shown in...
    staphcure66 staphcure66
    Dec 9, 2010


    Finding out I had sleep apnea this summer was shocking and somewhat upsetting coming right on the heels of my separation and divorce.  Having addressed that health issue I thought life would get back on track and I would be stronger than ever.By early October I was cruising...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jan 15, 2010

    Hi, I stumbled upon this site

    while searching ( as iv done thousands of times, for yeeears now) in hopes that I can find some magical supplement to cure the living hell that my life has dwindled to.First off, let me introduce myself; my name is Aimee. I am 32 years old and got MRSA in 2006. However, getting...
    Hopelesslyfallen Hopelesslyfallen
    31-35, F
    Feb 1, 2016

    First Out Break

    well, just recently, I had this giant thing on my chin, we treated it like a zit, but it got worse. So I went to a doctor, and they lanced it and stuff. After that we discovered it was MRSA. It is scary to me because i have friends who have it, and they have little holes in there...
    bulletprooflove12345 bulletprooflove12345
    22-25, F
    Apr 16, 2013

    Mrsa Infection From Having Mole Removed

    So, about two weeks ago I had a mole removed from my upper abdomen. Also a wart removed from my upper left arm along with a bunch of skin tags on my neck and underarms. He froze them off. Now i noticed after a couple of days the skin around the mole fell off. At the time i...
    danielsmommy08 danielsmommy08
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 5, 2012
    divinersage divinersage
    26-30, M
    Jul 13, 2014

    Pregnant With Mrsa

    In August 2008 my Husband got a boil on his thigh our family Dr opened and drained it. While I told the Dr we had some frineds that had MRSA he totally disreguarded it said it was only an infected hair folical and sent him home with antibiotics. the following month I got a boilI...
    msbhaven msbhaven
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jan 29, 2009

    Help Is There A Cure.

    i have my first and only run i know of. One day i got a pimple like area then another then another pretty much in a roll. Then day later got a small round area really small, but the very next morning it look like a large boil. It was filled went to er no culture just put on...
    cat49er cat49er
    56-60, F
    1 Response May 29, 2013
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