MRSA is very often antibiotic resistant, and a health care professional determines when an infected person is no longer contagious, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Approximately 2 out of 100 ... More »

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 »

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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 »

Common symptoms of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, include swelling, pain, redness, warmth when touched and pus in a skin infection, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The ... More »

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Tips to prevent MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, include using proper hygiene practices, protecting wounds and not sharing personal items such as razors and towels, according to the Centers for Disea... More »

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The official website for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC.gov, offers pictures of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, skin infections. In addition, WebMD publishes a 17-slide sli... More »

If a person suspects he has a methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection, photographing the area is not a required step in seeking treatment, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Instea... More »