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As for MRSA, the staph bacteria in general commonly colonized the skin and the lower nostrils.
You may help eliminate skin colonizing staph bacteria by placing 1/2 cup bleach into bathtub then fill with 2 inches of water....You may take bath in very dilute bath solution as such and that helps to eliminate colonizing skin staph bacteria including MRSA...May bathe in such 3 days in first week then once a week for several weeks
The nostrils may usually be cleared of colonization by a course of RIFAMPIN (antibiotic but has high concentration in nasal secretions)
The Sivextro is usually effective vs a MRSA infection. Each infection may need culture and antibiotic resistance testing...
It may help to wash counters with a dilute bleach solution as well....
How is your leg swelling doing now?? Better at this time I hope...
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