Is MRSA Contagious If You Do Not Have An Open Sore? And Do You Think This Could Be MRSA?


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MRSA is Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus which is resistant strain and difficult treat because these are resistant to many antibiotics. . Skin is the most common affected area due to MRSA but they can also cause systemic infection if inhaled. Its symptoms are Red bumps on the skin, boils, sty, abscess, impetigo and carbuncles. These  bacteria can be acquired from community and hospital. These can be transmitted by contact with the affected person or carrier person (who has MRSA without symptoms). Their transmission is also possible from infected objects like door handle, towel, sinks etc that have been touched by MRSA affected person. MRSA is contagious even if you don't have any open wound.
MRSA can be treated with antibiotics like vancomycin, linezolid. Mupirocin. Antibiotic cream can be helpful for MRSA carriers.

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