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Hair loss MRSA in blood and kidney
Started by Kimberly P
Posted: August 24, 2017 at 06:37
I had double pneumonia (not sure if MRSA caused it) and I had MRSA in my blood
and kidneys. I was treated with Vancomycin I had endocarditis and waiting open
heart surgery and had all of my teeth extracted while I was in the hospital (no
antibiotics and had dental issues and caused endocarditis) after 2 months in the
hospital and weeks of vancomycin treatments I am losing all of my hair! Has
anyone else had this issue? It seems this has turned my life upside down. I spent
my birthday on life support and lost my teeth that I never expected would happen
and losing my hair and hubby left me while I was in rehab learning to walk again!
Oh yes, MRSA also damaged my back where I had a spinal fusion a few years
ago! Please let me know if you have any advice or if you had hair loss. Thanks!
Re: Hair loss MRSA in blood and kidney
Reply #1 by Bob Anderson
Posted: August 24, 2017 at 19:31
I don't know what to say except that I am saddened by your situation and hope things work out for the best for you. If you are still in the hospital, there's not much you can do but follow the medical protocols but if you have been discharged and are home now, maybe some alternative herbal folk remedies might help you feel better.

You might read my garlic and garlic water posts in this forum and see what you think.

Good luck to're due for some.

Re: Hair loss MRSA in blood and kidney
Reply #2 by Kimberly P
Posted: November 8, 2017 at 04:54
Just saw that you had replied, I am reading about ppl with MRSA having boils and
abscess or what have you but I didnít have anything like that. I had a catheter and
got MRSA in my kidney and blood but never any bumps of any kind. Are they the
same kind of MRSA?
Re: Hair loss MRSA in blood and kidney
Reply #3 by Bob Anderson
Posted: November 8, 2017 at 14:50
Hello Kimberly P -

I think they're the same; they do designate whether it is community-acquired (CA) or hospital-acquired (HA). In theory, the HA is more difficult to cope with but I suspect that is because being in the hospital lowers one's resistance and they become more susceptible.

I also think MRSA affects different parts of the body in different ways if it is externally acquired than if it is internally acquired.

Maybe a nice long soak in a comfortably warm or hot garlic water bath might help you relax and enjoy and enhanced sense of well-being, if only temporarily.

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