My niece had MRSA on her 4th bday. She was in the hospital for a little less than a week. From what I know about MRSA a child that has had it once is more likely to get it again. My niece got it a second time in a different spot about 6 months later. They had everyone in my fathers home take some kind of antibiotic swabs to their nose to kill the viruse because it lives in your nose and on your skin. Then they disinfected the whole house with lysol and bleach water. That was the last instance my family had with it. I would def. not let a child be around anyone who has it or has had it in the recent pass. All they have to do is get the germ on their hand and put it in their mouth or nose or touch a wound and there ya go! It is very contagious!View Thread
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