Tag Archives: Infection

Save money on spider bites

  If you think you’ve been bit by a spider, but didn’t see the spider bite you, the bug-bite lesion you’ve attributed to a spider is more likely a MRSA infection. MRSA is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, a germ that commonly infects … Continue reading

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Save money on bladder infections

  Was once enough? No one would voluntarily choose to suffer a second bladder infection. What woman (or man) would want to repeat the burning, the abdominal pain, the frequent urination? Whereas symptoms are reason enough to avoid a recurrence, … Continue reading

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Save money on (presumed) spider bites

Image via Wikipedia  If you think you’ve been bitten by a spider, but didn’t see the spider bite you, the bug-bite lesion you’ve attributed to a spider is more likely a MRSA infection. MRSA is methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, a germ that … Continue reading

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