MRSA Infection - Treatment

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Published: May 17

I would like to give hope to any one with MRSA. I was diagnosed two years ago of having MRSA in my buttock. The wound was the size of an orange and I was in terrible pain. To cut a long story short I was put anti-fungal capsules and strong antibiotics, for a course of three weeks. I had three three-weekly courses and bingo, it's all gone. Now a year later it's fine..

Published: May 27

I still have MRSA. It started on my fingernails and seven years later I have it on all my toes, legs, arms, and back. I'm not on any antibiotics even though I have been on them in the past few months. At this time I have been to wound care and my legs and toes are being wrapped and I am getting somewhat better. I have diabetes so I have been in danger of losing my toes. I have lost my hair and that is horrible for me. I have been to so many doctors that I can't remember their names. This has been the worst thing I have ever gone through. I went to hospital with ketoacidosis and ended up with double pneumonia, infection in stomach and bowels. I had two transfusions and other medical problems. If anyone knows how to cure MRSA please tell me because I can't keep going on. This may seem like a made up story, but I have been through agony and am very scared I will never be better. Each day is a struggle. I can't drive because my feet are wrapped, so I am stuck in my house. I was in hospital in February for 10 days, and a lot of the time in intensive care. I'm not saying I blame it all on MRSA, it weakened my body. I had ketoacidosis..