MRSA cellulitis is a problem that is quickly rising. It is extremely painful and the rate at which is spreads is alarming. This is a deadly deeply infectious infection brought on by Mercer. Treatment is tough, and reinfection is almost always guaranteed.
There are a few antibiotics in existence that still work on cellulitis, but your best defense against MRSA cellulitis is prevention through knowledge.
What is MRSA Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a deep infection of the dermis as well as the tissues underneath. If it is not treated immediately things can get horrible really fast. It can lead to life threatening infections, coma and death. Some of the things that can be brought on by MRSA cellulitis are, bit is not limited to blood poisoning, bone infections, heart and brain infections and gangrene. Again, that only names a few of the potentially fatal things that can come if MRSA cellulitis is not treated.
What are The Symptoms of MRSA Cellulitis
While this type of infection normally targets the lower extremities, arms or face it can strike anywhere, and you will often see it on a child’s bottom. The most commonly reports symptoms are swelling, redness, tender warm skin and redness spreading in a relatively short amount of time. Red streaking outwards, pain, sores, tender to the touch, stretched looking skin that may seem shiny or tight and sweating, chills and fever may also be presented. The person may also feel sick, shake, have muscle aches and be weak. At this point one may see also nausea, stiffness in the joints and hair loss in the location of the infection.
Anyone can acquire this infection, but there are some at more risk than others. Anyone with a weak immune system, scrapes, cuts, open wounds, drug users, people with dry skin, those who have recently been in the hospital and so forth needs to take extra care to avoid MRSA exposure.
Cellulitis is dangerous. Getting medical treatment immediately is highly recommended. If the infection is spreading go to the emergency room if you have to but tell them when you go in that you think you could have Mercer. If you are having fever and chills or has formed on your face do not hesitate to seek medical attention.
Treatment Options for MRSA Cellulitis
When it comes to mainstream medications and practices antibiotics will be the treatment suggested. Recovery may only be a couple of days, but it can take several months to recover. There are some natural remedies out there that work as well, but supervision by a health care professional id recommended regardless of the method of treatment that you have chosen.
Look, this is an infection that can make you so sick at such a rapid rate that you are down in the bed in and out of oblivion before you know what hit you. This is especially true if the infection is in your face or another area that can lead to real danger fast. Do not play with this potentially dangerous infection, because sometimes tomorrow can mean the difference in your outcome or your demise.