Quoting khigh:" Are they sure it's not MRSA? "I don't know. They haven't tested her for anything. They just keep pushing different antibiotics.
Quoting khigh:" I would push for a skin swab or testing the pus if they drain the abcess. It really does sound like MRSA to me."I hope it isn't, but the more I think about it, it's the most logical answer. I even asked the ER doctor last time, if it could be something that never fully cleared up and just kept coming back, and he just said, "It's possible, try this antibiotic."
Quoting khigh:" It looks like they would just give you a different antibiotic that is targeted to the infection. Here's ... [snip!] ... to the infection. Here's a good article on it if that's what she has: http://www.medicinenet.com/mrsa_infection/article.htm"Thank you, reading it now.
Quoting ProginoskesII (SuperKink):" My daughter is almost 2 1/2. She has been having abscesses on(in?) her skin off and on since she was ... [snip!] ... of stress in her life and this is just one more thing. I don't know what to do. Any input or advice is MORE than welcome."