Topic: Freaking out about MRSA Staph
My husband has had a strange looking rash on his knees, elbows and wrists for awhile. Hospice couldn't identify and gave us several creams to try and nothing seemed to work. After a week or so of this I made an appointment with a dermatologist and she diagnosed MRSA.
He's been using bactroban for a week now and the rash on the knees, elbows and ankles and wrists is drying up and flaking off.
However today noticed some new marks on his feel that look like scratches.
Not sure if this is the Mrsa spreading or not.
has anyone had MRSA? How long did it take to clear up?
It's been hard to care for Dan because he's so concerned about passing the infection to me that he won't let me touch him. Yet he's not capable of caring for himself.
I'm at a loss , should he go into the hospital until it clears up.
Any insight would be helpfull.