Does a person who has recovered from an extended 3-month bout with MRSA have a weakened immune system?
MRSA is "methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus." sometimes
known as Multiple-Resistant Staphylococcus-Aureus. It's a term to
describe many strain of the bacteria. It is resistant to a number
of antibiotics. This bacteria lives on the surface of ALL of our
skin and is usually harmless. Most people have a strong immune
system and can fight off Staphylococcus auerus, but people with
poor immune systems (due to a disease) cannot and therefore if the
this person with the weakened immune system has a cut, open raw
wound (bed sores included) they can contact this.
Straphylococcus aureus can harm those that have gone through
heart or hip surgery. It can also cause oils, abscesses, impetigo,
septic wounds, heart-valve problems and toxic shock syndrome. It
also can result in death. Antibiotics is the usual treatment.
If you were healthy before then chances are your immune system
saved you and carries on. MRSA is mostly picked up in hospitals
where the patients are ill. Some nurses or doctors that are
over-worked and they aren't eating well could have a lowered immune
It's a good thing to take antitoxidants in vegetables,
Pomegranate juice, etc., get plenty of rest and DON'T SKIP