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HELP. MRSA, Poor, allergic to antibiotics!
Started by Revenwyn
Posted: October 13, 2015 at 09:50
I'm a 32 year old woman. I'm not overweight, I don't smoke, do drugs or drink alcohol. I do have a weakness for soda though.

I believe I acquired MRSA a couple of months ago. My husband had acute renal failure (he has lupus) was transferred to a hospital an hour away from where we live. Neither one of us drive, so I stayed up there at the hospital with him. I had a good two weeks to acquire the bug. While the hospital cleaning staff were meticulous about wiping his tray, changing his bedding, etc. not once did they do mine.

Last month, shortly after my period ended, I noticed a boil on my groin. I figured the area was sore from my pad rubbing against it. Two days later I was running 99.5 temperature, which for me is high since I normally run between 96.8 and 97.3.I went to the doctor, she didn't lance it. She asked for my drug allergies. I already knew I was allergic to Augmentin. She prescribed me Bactrim. I couldn't breathe after taking one dose. My birth mother told me that she can't take ANY antibiotics. So I figured I would do warm compresses, tea tree oil, and topical antibiotic ointment. That boil healed up but I had another form rapidly afterwards.

So two weeks after going in for the first boil, I am in for another. The first wasn't fully healed yet so she was able to get a culture. I was prescribed Clindamycin. I developed a bright red, scaly rash after the very first dose. After the second, I couldn't breathe. So I called in, they prescribed me doxycycline. They said that if I reacted to this medicine there was nothing left that they could give me.

At first it seemed to be okay. By day 3 though my skin was peeling off in large chunks. By day 4 I had a sudden, uncanny suicidal ideation. I'm on day 8 and that hasn't gone away. Neither has the boil. In fact it hasn't even come to a head. Also it feels like my body is being stabbed by a million needles.

My culture came back today as MRSA.

So here's the situation:
1) I live in a fairly rural area.
2) There is no such thing as organic produce here.
3) My husband and I live on $733 a month, only about $30 of which is expendable income. This has been spent on tea tree oil, Turmeric capsules, and bandages. We receive $300 in food stamps. We can't afford Manuka honey, even if we could get it. Any remedies I try will have to be available in a regular grocery store in the deep South.

So is there anything? Or am I just going to die of this?


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Reply #1 by Revenwyn
Posted: October 13, 2015 at 09:54
Oh another worry: will I have to abstain from sex for the rest of my life? If so, I have to prepare to blow my brains out.
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Reply #2 by Revenwyn
Posted: October 13, 2015 at 10:07
Oh yeah I also can't do needles or IV of any kind due to severe PTSD.

I would rather die than face it.
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Reply #3 by Bob Anderson
Posted: October 13, 2015 at 15:29
Hello Revenwyn -

Sounds like you have more than your fair share of problems at this time; I hope things work out for you. Are you still in the hospital or have you gone home?

I am not a doctor and cannot give anyone any medical advice but because this is the United States of America where we alledgedly have freedom of speech, all I can do is discuss the known properties of natural garlic and how they change when the garlic is processed and used in different way and let people and their doctors make of it what they will.

You might consider reading the threads in this forum on garlic, allicin and garlic water and garlic baths and see what you think. If you are allergic to garlic then you should not touch it but if you are not, it may be of interest to you. If you will read these in-depth discussions, you will come away with a much better understanding of garlic and its many uses.

Read as much of this forum as you can and educate yourself about your disease and your options for dealing with it.

Good luck to you.


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Reply #4 by Revenwyn
Posted: October 13, 2015 at 19:55
It wasn't me who was the patient in the hospital. That was my husband. He went home third week of August. I haven't been hospitalized for this. The problem is that I have had allergic reactions to all of the antibiotics that will work for my strain.

I tried a garlic bath. I'm also autistic and can't handle being in a hot bath for very long. Any other suggested uses for the garlic?

I read that 1,600-2,000 mg of turmeric is supposed to help with staph, does anyone know if the same holds true for MRSA?

My initial boil was healing so well on just hot compresses, coconut oil, tea tree oil and Neosporin, and I never had a real fever, that my doctor didn't even think this could be MRSA until she got the culture back. Now all of a sudden I am being treated like a leper.


I got a little extra help and picked up some hibiclens.
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Reply #5 by Bob Anderson
Posted: October 14, 2015 at 16:22
Revenwyn -

Thanks for the clarification.

The bath doesn't have to be hot, just comfortably warm. Bath water temperature is not really important, personal comfort is. What is really important is using natural non-irradiated garlic. If it continues to be a problem and you can't get any real garlic, please contact me through my website, gourmetgarlicgardens.com and I will make sure that you get some at little or no cost to you, seeing your circumstance.

Good luck to you.


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Reply #6 by mike
Posted: October 23, 2015 at 23:29
hi revenwyn

bob Anderson's allicin/garlic protocols do work.use them and I think your problems will be solved.

I use many natural remedies for topical application.
one recent discovery is that sun flower seed oil will kill new mrsa infections. it is also good for boils as it is very penetrating.
another natural remedy is fresh stinging nettle, the buds are especially good bu theleaves work well alos.i think nettles is summer plant so I am not sure there is fresh nettle right now. dry nettle can be used but itseems that fresh nettles is superior .it will kill mrsa topically and used internally will cleanse your blood. but be very careful about over using , as stinging nettle can affect you kidneys .
other dietary aids are apple. eat 5-6 at one sitting and this will take down swelling. also eating 3-6 ounces of cheese per day will cleanse you blood and take down the swelling.
but bobs allicin immersion technique is probably the best because mrsa will move away form any topical application .the allicin bath will kill the mrsa no matter where it tries to hide.but make sure you keep your head immerse also as themrsawillmigrate to any aread not immersed.

mike
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Reply #7 by Revenwyn
Posted: November 1, 2015 at 02:25
Did the garlic baths for a week. No change in the boil whatsoever. I stopped that, but applied local raw honey to my boil along with a gauze pad. Two days later it totally erupted. It oozed and bled for three days straight, but it's now healed nicely. I washed with hibiclens while it was doing this. I haven't seen any spread of the MRSA since. I hope I can keep it gone.
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Reply #8 by Bob Anderson
Posted: November 1, 2015 at 05:29
Ravenwyn-

Glad to see you tried the garlic baths but if they didn't show results then you probably did not use the right garlic.

Where did you get your garlic? Did you check to make sure it wasn't irradiated? Was it hot to the taste? If you got irradiated garlic, it doesn't work, only natural garlic works.

The garlic in most grocery store's fresh produce section has been irradiated but the small bulbs in the little boxes with cellophane windows in the spices section have not been and they are usually good. The bulbs in the cellophane bags in the Mexican spices section are also usually good as well. The garlic in the produce dept is no longer grown in California but the California distributors buy shiploads of irradiated garlic from China and distribute that to American grocery stores.

Glad you're doing better and hope you get rid of it completely.

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Reply #9 by ladyk
Posted: November 1, 2015 at 13:09
Revenwyn -

Congratulations. Your experience is an example of no one topical treatment being 100%, one hundred percent of the time, for one hundred percent of us who become infected with MRSA. It would be impossible to determine whether one treatment, or all three of the topical methods you used had an impact on lesion resolve. The fact of the matter is… it doesn’t matter whether it was one treatment or another, or collectively all three treatments you tried had a hand in healing the lesion. *The grandest positive is you were successful in healing your infection, and that is top of the list concerning importance. Should you experience another outbreak you now have topical options and valuable knowledge on how to keep your MRSA strain under control. First sign of new lesion start up topical treatment directly.

In passing along a bit of advice I would like to emphasize how important it is to build your immune system to optimum, and impeccably control any immune compromising maladies you are aware of. For example if you are diabetic keeping your blood sugars under control will assist your immune system in functioning optimally allowing it to do its biological job of killing system invaders (pathogens). Also, it is important to control pathogen overload on your skin periodically. This will protect you from cross contamination which is something we are all at risk of throughout our daily activities.

Side note: In order not to cross contaminate MRSA bacteria it is important to use great care when active lesions are present, this would mean abstaining from sexual activity until lesion(s) are healed.


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