“Methicillin resistance staphylococcus aureus”(MRSA Symptoms), it is the bacteria and become the cause of skin infection. This Infection is more common in nursing homes and hospitals. In the past MRSA affected only those people who had weak immune system or were ill but now many healthy adults and children are also diagnosed with different MRSA symptoms.
Knowing symptoms of MRSA is effective for early treatment of this infection it will also reduces risks of its serious complications and spreading. Although, MRSA develops in wounds of surgery, its initial symptoms usually visible on skin in form of a puncture, burn, rash, scrap, cut and etc. this will be the mark of bacteria that enters in the body.
When the symptom of the infection is diagnosed then proper medical treatment is necessary. Various other symptoms of this infection are there that are similar to some other health issues and illnesses, one is staph infection both these infections have very close and similar symptoms that make difficult the diagnosis of MRSA.
When in nose it colonizes then it spreads to other places and shows symptoms. MRSA is a skin infection usually starts from a small red spot that has similar appearance as boils, pimple and spider bites. Then quickly these are converted into painful and deep abscesses that need surgical draining. The bacteria sometimes remain inside the body and may also affect other parts like bones, surgical wounds, joints, lungs, heart valves, and bloodstream.
MRSA symptoms depends on the part of the body which is affected like many people carry in their nose the MRSA bacteria but do not show any kind of symptoms. Apart from the common symptoms of this infection similar with other diseases MRSA has some of their different symptoms that make it different from others and help in the easy recognition of this disease.
Sometime MRSA infection will not easily heal because of drug resistant treatment and weak immune system. So, surgical removal of the pus will be necessary and sometime it may also happen that the wounds will not heal correctly.
There is a list of MRSA symptoms after having these symptoms one should not avoid doctors or try to do self medication it will be like playing with your own health and life. There are large numbers of different cases who has MRSA infection but due to improper treatment they have lost their lives.
- In the start just small red bumps, pimple or bite
- Then these small bumps turn into boil with pus or water
- Carbuncles these are the big infection having opening on skin resulting in water, blood and pus to seep out
- Under the skin it is a yellowish pus, thick substance and sometime having stinking smell
- A sty condition it is an infection of eyelid
- Cellulitis it is an infection of skin, fatty tissues below the skin
- Tenderness and swelling of the affected areas
- When you move the affected area pains get worse every time
- Water retention or Edema
- Sepsis that is toxin in patient blood
- When tissues in the surrounding get affected periostitis happens
- Meningitis, pyoderma, appendicitis and eczema
- Skin lesion
- Appetite loss
- Respiratory disease
- Chill or fever
- Breathing difficulty
- Lethargy or fatigue
- Enzyme clotting of coagulase enzyme that is created by MRSA
- Bines, muscles, joint and chest pain
- Decrease in blood pressure
Everyone must know that MRSA symptoms are various and widespread, so, basically it happens because immune system will not work properly. In such situation the body is not able to fight against bacteria, and drugs are also not working well.
So, doctors needs to try and find such kind of antibiotics that work for the patients to stop the spread of the infection to other organs and areas such as kidney, heart and lungs. Sometime these symptoms also resembles other diseases so, testing culture of these symptoms in lab is very important to diagnose the diseases and treated in a well manner.
When someone finds any of such symptom he/she does not need to wait to get these symptom worse they just have to go to doctors and start their treatments when it becomes worse the treatment will also be risky.
If you leave these symptoms untreated following problems will be arises.
- Internal abscesses that affect joints, heart valve or body’s artificial element
- Blood poisoning
- Lung infection
- Infection in bone marrow
- Septic shock
- Infection in heart lining or endocarditis
This is one of the most serious infections so; everyone must take care to protect themselves and their loved ones by paying little attention to the following protective measures. As, this infection is transmitted from one person to the other if they are very close to each other.
So, one has to take proper care of sanitation and personal hygiene, this can be done by washing your hands frequently, you must use antibacterial cleansers and handwash. Special cleansing care is necessary for wounds that are exposed clean them with antiseptic materials, then dry and cover it with sterilized dressing.
Contaminated items like eating utensil, clothing and towel must be kept separate, do not share or use them with others. You can make your immune system strong by having proper sleep, balanced diet and proper rest.