Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Am I at risk for getting MRSA?
  • I work at a hospital. What can I do to prevent MRSA?
  • My husband has MRSA. What can I do to protect myself and my family from getting it?
  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • I have a wound that is infected with MRSA. Will I lose my limb?
  • How should I care for my wound that was just drained?
  • Should I get rid of my bed linens?
  • Is there any special way I should get rid of my bandages and wound dressings?
  • I have HIV. What should I do if I get infected with MRSA?
  • Someone at my child’s daycare was just diagnosed with MRSA. Should I have my child tested for it?

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Reviewed/Updated: 03/14
Created: 07/09