According to Healthline, MRSA is contagious and potentially causes serious infections. It is spread by coming into contact with an infected person or surfaces touched by an infected person as it thrives in human noses an... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

According to Mayo Clinic, MRSA is a form of Staphylococcus aureus that's resistant to methicillin. Staphylococcus aureus is present in the nose or on the skin of around one-third of the population, and around 2 percent o... More »

Colonized versions of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, do not require treatment, according to the Virginia Department of Health. Colonization means bacteria is present, but there is no illness or inf... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, infections are more difficult to treat than other bacterial conditions, but some antibiotics are still effective in controlling them, notes NHS Choices. A doctor pres... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

When disinfecting for MRSA, several areas should be addressed: surfaces that have come in contact with bare skin and uncovered infections, laundry and shared equipment, indicates the Centers for Disease Control and Preve... More » Home & Garden Cleaning Cleaning Products

MRSA boils usually appear as red and swollen lesions that resemble spider bites or pimples on a person's skin, according to Mayo Clinic. The boils may ooze pus and usually appear next to skin recently broken by a cut or ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Skin Conditions

A MRSA carrier is someone who is not suffering from an active MRSA infection but still has the MRSA bacteria living on the skin or in the nose, according to the Minnesota Department of Health. A MRSA carrier is said to b... More »