Boils update

I'm being tested for MRSA because of the boils I posted about last week. I'm really worried about having it, it just seems so easy to spread and I don't want to pass it on to everyone around me. I get the test pack (back not pack) on wednesday so I'll post what I find out.







What is this test pack you speak of? I thought that the physician would do some tests... I am confused.

I was born to be a pessimist. My blood type is B Negative.
What is this test pack you speak of? I thought that the physician would do some tests... I am confused.
Originally Posted by roseannadana
lol oops I guess I can't type that was supposed to be test BACK lol not Pack yeah the Dr. did it







Well, there are so many home tests now that I thought maybe you bought something at Walgreens!

I am still curious about the test. How did they take a sample for it? I am interested because I believe my youngest son may have had this about six months ago. He was given antibiotics and it cleared up but I would like to know in case it happens again.

I was born to be a pessimist. My blood type is B Negative.
Well, there are so many home tests now that I thought maybe you bought something at Walgreens!

I am still curious about the test. How did they take a sample for it? I am interested because I believe my youngest son may have had this about six months ago. He was given antibiotics and it cleared up but I would like to know in case it happens again.
Originally Posted by roseannadana
They took a swab of my boil (it wasn't painful but not enjoyable either) and then sent it off to a lab. Pretty simple. I guess though they don't worry about boils too much unless there is a smell when they are drained. When I was telling them about mine they kept saying oh it's not a big deal not a big deal bla bla but as soon as I said that I had never had one smell like those did they made sure to take a sample. I guess with MRSA though they can swab your nose to and test it that way







Trending Topics


Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:25 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2011 NaturallyCurly.com