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I Have Mrsa

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 40 People

    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

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    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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    divinersage divinersage 22-25, M Jul 13, 2014

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    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 66-70, M 8 Responses Oct 3, 2009

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    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

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    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 18-21, F Apr 16, 2013

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    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 31-35 1 Response Apr 3

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    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

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    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 36-40 1 Response Feb 17, 2009

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    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

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    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 8 Responses Sep 3, 2014

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    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

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    Manuka Honey + Nano-particle silver poultice,

    Organic raw turmeric x3 per day
    divinersage divinersage 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 13, 2014

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    Frustrating

    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 26-30 2 Responses Jan 15, 2010

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    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 36-40 Dec 9, 2010

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    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 1 Response Oct 15, 2009

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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 22-25 Jun 18, 2010

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    For some reason they still think being 15 years old going on 16 in a couple months is still too young/dangerous to stay home alone. They drag me everywhere with them and who wants...
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    Since the last time I was here, I had gotten engaged to my boyfriend of 3 years and moved to our own place. I love him very much because he's an all around nice guy, he's good at...
    SomeCorporateChick SomeCorporateChick 26-30, F 5 hrs ago

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    I think it's a combination of working out of my home in sales for the last 23 years and not having any "office buddies". I think it's moving to a "small" town where it's literally...
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    Picked up these babies at work today. I have 100 of these little guys. And they're even “sterilized by gamma radiation.” Fancy. I've been craving to have a razor near by. Maybe...
    Ha12mo17y Ha12mo17y 26-30, F 10 hrs ago

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    Picked up these babies at work today. I have 100 of these little guys. And they're even “sterilized by gamma radiation.” Fancy. I've been craving to have a razor near by. Maybe...
    Ha12mo17y Ha12mo17y 26-30, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Someone here answered my question and commented something that reminded me of a very very old thought which I haven't thought of since I was 8. I just remembered how when I was...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 2 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    I am so down. I have recently become single and no longer have any friends. I am so lonely. All I have is my family an work friends.
    doglovverr56 doglovverr56 22-25, F 3 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    So yeah I have a really annoying laugh. A lot of friends have informed me that I say "ok" as i transition into my laugh. After listening to video recording, I have found this to be...
    nish23 nish23 18-21, M 1 hr ago

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    Hi. Im new to this so.. please be understanding! I only have one personality. Her name is DoryBob and she is 3. Is it common to only have one alter?
    SallyandBob SallyandBob 16-17, F 13 hrs ago

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    My colleague (7yrs younger)at my new job Is flirting with me. he tries to touch me any chance he gets and coming up with cheesy lines thinking that will impress me. I'm still not...
    Mama86 Mama86 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    This pain is inescapable, an anguish resides in a place where there was once love. This pain turns the minutes into hours, and it consumes ones joy. The epicenter of the hurt is in...
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    Having a bitchy resting face sucks. When I'm thinking deeply or concentrating, people usually think I'm sad and they ask me if I'm okay. I appreciate their concern but it gets...
    Bonjour32 Bonjour32 13-15, F 9 hrs ago

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    Sometimes you thought you did the right thing. Well, I thought I did. But, I forgot I did it, and got now I'm thinking I should not have done that. Because something shifted and I...
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    This makes things tough for me here at times. I have to read and reread things a lot. I misspell things and everything. I like reading it's just at times I'll get frustrated and...
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    soooo, im technically a guy, im 14, im trans and my parents dont know, so I have loads of girls clothes but I have to leave them at my friend's so my parents dont find them, so I...
    HeidiA123 HeidiA123 13-15, T 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    I have had people tell me that i have a nice butt...
    delightful18 delightful18 18-21, F 12 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    How do you have a relationship with someone when you have a huge secret and you already messed up badly.. Sigh.... Feeling lost
    lovelyeyes30 lovelyeyes30 26-30, F 3 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    I have written a Children's Book but i have not published it as of yet , its a Metis Cultural Children's book about 2 Sister's , it is a healing book i wrote a few years after my...
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    I wish I could have my old boyfriend back, the one who was my best friend and the one I used to have fun with. I hate how people change
    Nessy22 Nessy22 22-25, F 1 Response 1 hr ago