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MRSA

13:36 Aug 29 2016 Mission Beach, San Diego County, California, United States of America

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Hello, On July 22nd, at around 10pm my family went to Belmont Park..My nephew (11), niece (10), myself (F-43) and my brother (34) were the ones who waded into the ocean...I had a small cut on my leg when I went into the water, by Tuesday my leg was in terrible pain and I had two more sites opening so I had to go to the doctor. I was prescriped antibiotics and the main infection went away although it has been a month and I now have 2 sores that are very slow to heal, but doing better...My brother had a mosquito bite that became infected...He didn't tell me until I noticed he was staying in his room and when I looked at him he was covered in sores from it spreading...required a trip to the ER..they wanted to admit him but he wouldn't do it...gave him Bactrim and told him if he started feeling bad to come right in because it would kill him. My nephew also had a small mosquito bite and it became infected...he is still dealing with an open sore. Just thought I should report it somewhere.
Additional Data
Did you see a doctor?: Yes
If treated, what was the diagnosis and treatment?: MRSA
How long after you were in the water did your illness symptoms start?: After 2 days
How many times have you been sick from the water at this beach?: One
How long did your illness last?: Currently sick
Will you allow Surfrider Foundation to contact you? If yes, please provide info below. This will not be shared publicly.: Yes

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