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Submit an Entry: MRSA and Other Skin Infection Pictures

By Tami Berg

Updated January 06, 2011

Rocephin Made It Better

3rd day of swelling

Rocephin Made It Better

4 hours after Rocephin shot

Where is the infection (arm, leg, etc)?


Why I think it's MRSA, staph or something else

The left side of my face was hurting and I thought I had a pimple. A few days later I noticed my face was swollen like one of the Whos from Whoville.

How it happened

I went to the doctor when the swelling started and he gave me augmentin. It didn't do a thing. I went back two days later (the first picture) and he sent me to a specialist. They gave me a shot of Rocephin and it got a lot better.

What I'd Do Differently

  • I might go to the doctor earlier next time. The doctor thought I might have gotten the infection after visiting my dad in the hospital. Maybe I'll wash my hands like I'm obsessed next time I go to a hospital.
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