" ...of MRSA throughout my bloodstream. The hip replacement was totally removed and a pic line placed so I could get ...Another 6 months and back to the hospital for my final hip replacement.... "
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(MRSA Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection)
(MRSA) is a bacteria responsible for several difficult-to-treat infections in humans. It is also called multidrug-resistant ''S...Read on Wikipedia
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Bactrim 2,456 Vancomycin 2,433 Zyvox 1,050
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Hip Replacement & MRSA
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" ...I have had two major surgeries since then (replaced hip and replaced knee) and had no recurrence.I think you are on the wrong antibiotic. I was ultimately given Daptomycin and Bactrim to kill the... "
" ...following a bi-lateral hip replacement in July - ...now on Vancomycin and Benzil penecillin. He's not at all well. As I never get to see his doctor can anyone tell me - i... "
" ...Hospital discovered the MRSA in my left hip where I was having left hip replacement surgery. At first ...finally the MRSA began to heal. Thank God. I pray you had some great luck getting rid... "
" ...me on some Bactrim and methotrexate. Both of them make my stomach upset. The metho. makes me really sick. My question is should I be worried but the staff and sick feeling. I have MRSA many times a... "
" ...hip replaced at Baltimore ...was then diagnosed with MRSA. I had to have gotten in from the original surgery, for the abscess was at the implant site.I have been on IV therapy with Zyvox and now... "
" ...mom was diagnosed with mrsa in jan of 2013 from an artificial hip she did the vanco antibotics for 8 weeks.....since then she tried docyclocine didn't work not she has been on bactrim for about 8... "
" ...start over again. Once they get \"dirty\" with the MRSA bacteria, it becomes impossible to control the infection. And, ultimately, the ...last year with a hip replacement that got contaminated.... "
" ...ago, but had the MRSA (staph infection) in my hip before I went in to hospital for the surgery. When I came out of hospital, I had 2 months of intravenous antibiotic (vancomycin). Since then... "
" ...- and scary. My father in law was taken into hospital for a hip replacement at the end of november last year. he then developed ...sever diarrhoea and has just been dignosed with MRSA in his gro... "
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