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Child has boils after taking a bath with niece who has MRSA. How can I stop the boils from spreading?

Hi, My niece has Mersa which she gets plenty of boils per year. My daughter (3) took a bath with her at my mothersagainst my will & now I have treated over 12 boils & there still popping up on her to this day. Ive tookin her in & she was given antibiotics & there still appearing. My husband found 2 growths on his buttocks & they were lanced & now there healing . Ive done everything they asked me to do, washed blankets & sheets, Also Ive cleaned every spot that has been touched by my family with Antibacterial wipes & cleaner. My son hasnt been infected yet but I have. I recieved one right on the lip of my vagina that is the size of a golf ball. I clean it 3 times a day, soak it in warm water, Yes antibacterial soap is applied & ointment daily . my concern is that it has been with me for a week now & all its doing is bleedinh heavily! Is that normal & what steps cn I take 2 stop these boils from spreading? My bleeding fron the boil is soaking 2 gauzes A day
Asked On : Thu, 16 Aug 2012
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Thanks for the query.

The best way to prevent spread is to treat the infection.

MRSA is bacterial infection.

Treatment is with antibiotics but the choice of antibiotics should be based on culture and sensitivity tests.

Treatment without this test might result in resistance and failure

Please meet a dermatologist for exact diagnosis.

Let me know if you have any other doubt.

you can ask a direct question to me on this forum, following the below link.

Wishing you a good health.
Thank you
Answered: Sat, 28 Sep 2013
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