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Re: mrsa in knee replacement
Reply #60 by Terry
Posted: October 8, 2013 at 23:43
I am having a total knee done next week. I did the pre-op lab work last week and was told that I'm a carrier of MRSA. Prior to the surgery I'm taking Mupirocin as a precaution. Am I at a greater risk for infection because I'm a carrier of MRSA?
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Re: mrsa in knee replacement
Reply #61 by Terry
Posted: October 8, 2013 at 23:46
I am having a total knee done next week. I did the pre-op lab work last week and was told that I'm a carrier of MRSA. Prior to the surgery I'm taking Mupirocin as a precaution. Am I at a greater risk for infection because I'm a carrier of MRSA?
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Re: mrsa in knee replacement
Reply #62 by teresa
Posted: October 10, 2016 at 23:58
my husband had knee replacement in march. He has newt but problem he was told last week he has a bug and the knee has to come out but they didn't say what bug. Just sent him home for 3 weeks with nothing his in so much pain I could cry for him. His knee and ankle have now swollen and he cant move

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