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MRSA infection with drug reaction symptoms to medications - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you?
User :   hi there
User :   my husband was diagnosed with a mrsa infection on his back about two weeks ago
Doctor :  
User :   hes been to the doctor everyother day since, they have re badaged it etc. He took all this antibiotic they prescribed
User :   and the next day developed a fever
User :   he returned to the doctor the next day and the doctor put him back on the same antibiotic
Doctor :  
User :   oh and he got lumps in his neck with the fever
User :   he started to feel better but now tonight after re taking the antibitic
User :   hes got a rash, a fever, and now violent shivering hes hot to the touch but says hes cold
Doctor :  
User :   Is it something that can wait tillthe morning to go to the doctor
User :   or should we go in to the emergency room
User :   ?
Doctor :  
could name the antibiotic that he has taken?
User :   sulfaoxazo
User :   something
User :   ifaily common
User :   fairly*
Doctor :  
as per the history given by you, he has probably developed a drug reaction to the medications given to him
Doctor :  
please rush him to ER
Doctor :  
He will need immediate medical attention
Doctor :  
keep a note of the drug tht caused it
Doctor :  
and avoid it the next time at all costs
User :   are you sure>/
Doctor :  
have you followed what i said?
User :   yes

Doctor :  
yes, as per the history given by you, he has developed rash and very high fever
Doctor :  
after taking th medication
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