Mrsa The Invisible Killer

When an accumulation of fluid blocks the cell an infection sets in. MRSA has become resistant to most antibiotics. MRSA usually starts with a pimple-like bump that can is often mistaken for a spider or insect bite.

MRSA stands for Methicilln Resistant Staphyloccus Aureus and it’s a “super bug” that’s only been around for few years, It is a Staphylococcal bacteria that are present harmlessly on the skin and in most membranes of the nose and throat. They grow like grape like clusters and are common in skin infections but can also cause serious internal disorders. When an accumulation of fluid blocks the cell an infection sets in. It is growing in United States along with some other countries. It is not confined to any race, sex or nationality all are vulnerable to it,

MRSA has become resistant to most antibiotics. MRSA is mostly associated with skin infections.and it is quite contagious. MRSA, is contagious through skin to skin contact with an infected person or an infected surface, it can affect anyone ..The atmosphere through an infected person’s cough ,sneeze or even their breath can cause an infection. Some people do not have an active infection, but are carriers of the MRSA bacteria . MRSA is contagious even though there are no visible signs of the infection. There are certain conditions that make transmission of the bacteria easier, which include working with older people, working in the hospital and even working with young children.

MRSA usually starts with a pimple-like bump that can is often be mistaken for a spider or insect bite.The first stage is the transformation of bumps into larger boils which are filled with pus The patient starts to show signs of flu and may suffer from fever, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea ,pain in muscles and head. MRSA patients will feel constantly exhausted and little energy. MRSA may progress into deeper abscesses and cellulitis. Common MRSA symptoms include cellulitis, pustules,boils, abscesses, sty, carbuncles and impetigo. Most of these skin infections involve pus drainage, except for cellulitis and sty. Lumps are often red, tender, itchy , warm to the touch, indicating signs of the inflammation process.

Meanwhile the boils will continue to deteriorate, increasing in numbers and growing in size As the boils start to reach the internal organs of the body after they start to infect the blood stream, the patient’s life is threatened. The patient will begin to indicate more serious symptoms such as vomiting, loss of memory, fever, diarrhea and severe pain in body muscles. Another dangerous result of MRSA infection is that it sabotages the body’s internal immune system which protects us from many diseases. This will result in MRSA patient in contracting toxic shock syndrome, pneumonia,meningitis urinary tract infections septic shock, infectious arthritis, osteomyelitis,bacterial endocarditis to name a few. If MRSA is not picked up early, it poses another major threat to the society. A MRSA patient, unaware of his critical condition, may be spreading the infection all over the place endangering others’ lives

As MRSA worsens, the bacteria can burrow deeply into the body and can cause various infections affecting bones, joints, organs and can cause infection in the bloodstream.The symptoms of patients tend to get serious, if MRSA infection becomes the part of bloodstream getting access to the internal organs of the body. Patients start to suffer from severe diarrhea, meningitis, urinary tract infections and pneumonia. Severe MRSA infections can lead to complications such as endocarditis (inflammation of the inner lining of the heart), necrotizing necrotizing fasciitis (also known as the flesh-eating disease), osteomyelitis (infection of the bone), sepsis (infection in the blood stream), pneumonia (abscess formation in the lungs), or even death.The suicide danger becomes more likely as necrotizing fasciitis may set in this is because it’s a disfiguring disease that can cause the person to get scared and depressed

Doctors try their best to intervene in this alarming situation by injecting strong antibiotics, but even the strongest antibiotics do no real harm MRSA infection, and the most likely result will be the death of the patient. As most MRSA infections are not recognized at the right moment; therefore, most MRSA patients lose their lives.

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  1. Great one…

  2. A very informative entry.

  3. Great information, thanks for sharing.

  4. Highly informative post, friend. Great share!

  5. How right you are regarding MRSA. Almost 7 years ago I was totally unaware of infections that are incurred by patients while in hospitals. Nobody ever warned me not even my family doctor.
    Unfortunately my only daughter, who was only 16, entered hospital for a minor operation appendicitis, (visit never to come out again after encountering MRSA. MRSA devasted our lives, and it seems its spreading even more!
    Mary Gerada

  6. Tell me how do you get the CDC to care about it and check you. They do not want to help me. How do I get help.

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