How Not to Catch MRSA
While most MRSA infections occur in hospitals, others are picked up in the outside world. Here, expert tips on how to protect yourself.
1. Wash your handsa lot.
MRSA passes by touch. Use soap and hot water. And carry a hand sanitizer when you dont have access to a sink.
2. Be on guard at the gym.
Bring your own yoga mat, and wear workout gear that covers your skin.
3. Check it out.
Pay attention to pimples or spots that look like spider bites. If they become painful or red, see a your docor visit a drop-in clinic or an ER. And dont be shy about asking about MRSA.
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