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Exposed to mrsa by a child in class, itchy bumps all over the body. Having prednisone for ear infection. Solution ?

I was exposed to mrsa by a child in my class that I had close contact with and now have itchy pimple like bumps randomly all over my body. I had just fininishing a round of prednisone for severe ear infections and had surgery 3 months ago also a cough at the time of exposure. I keep getting new ones a couple of times a day but the older ones are not going away.
Asked On : Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hello I am Dr Ravinder Sharma
On the basis of information provided it appears that your symptoms may be related to MRSA infection and use of steroids for ear infection. Steroids flare up infection and increase the chances of infection. The itchy pimple like bumps may be
1. Infective in origin
2. Allergic phenomena
3. Purpura
I would advise you to consult a Pediatrician and consider tapering steroids.
I hope this answers your concerns. Feel free to contact me if your need more information on this

With warm regards

Ravinder Sharma
Answered: Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Anand Babu M's  Response
Welcome to HealthcareMagicForum

Hi..watson.., you need to be clinically examined, and evaluated and investigated..
the infection of the chil with you cant be same...
the skin lesion must be examined consult dermatologist

Take care..
Answered: Thu, 27 Sep 2012
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