Symptoms of a MRSA infection
Symptoms of a MRSA infection depend on the severity and location of the infection. People sometimes get confused when they notice some symptoms, because these symptoms are quite similar to those of a spider bite. Affect people may experience the following symptoms: skin rash and abscess, redness, warmth, and swelling of the affected area, pus-filled sores or pimples. In some severe cases, people may also suffer from fever, chills, fatigue, joint pains, shortness of breath, headaches, low blood pressure, and a widespread rash.
Diagnosis of a MRSA infection
To make a precise diagnosis, doctors may order a check on a tissue sample or nasal secretions to see if there are any signs of drug-resistant bacteria. It takes about 2 days to get a specific result.