Drug-Resistant MRSA Staph Infection Found To Be Passed In Gay Sex

Jan 24, 2008 Full story: www.reuters.com 25

A drug-resistant strain of potentially deadly bacteria has moved beyond the borders of U.S. hospitals and is being transmitted among gay men during sex, researchers said on Monday.

Sexually active gay men in San Francisco are 13 times more likely to be infected than their heterosexual neighbors, the researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.

"Once this reaches the general population, it will be truly unstoppable," said Binh Diep, a researcher at the University of California, San Francisco who led the study. "That's why we're trying to spread the message of prevention."

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#1 Jan 24, 2008
will this be blamed on the gay population or the african american community?everything that is deadly usually is.ie;AIDS

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#4 Jan 24, 2008
truepatriot1 wrote:
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Seems like I've seen this before. Are mastering the art of cut and paste?

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Hobart, Australia

#5 Jan 24, 2008
Can an MRSA (DRUG RESISTANT STAPH INFECTION) increase your chances of having a heart attack? Is it true?

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#7 Jan 24, 2008
merry20679 wrote:
Can an MRSA (DRUG RESISTANT STAPH INFECTION) increase your chances of having a heart attack? Is it true?
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Not sure, but does anyone really care about your stupid blackwhitekiss website? Damn troll!!
soo over it

Casar, NC

#8 Jan 24, 2008
merry20679 wrote:
Can an MRSA (DRUG RESISTANT STAPH INFECTION) increase your chances of having a heart attack? Is it true?
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there is a good possibility many times infections from a patients past have been linked to deterioration of the heart, as well as other organs. Once homeostasis is lost, your open to a number of other sometimes dangerous factors.

Since: Feb 07

Obregon, Mexico

#9 Jan 24, 2008
truepatriot1 wrote:
LATINOS,AFRICANS,PRS,CUBANS,
HISPANICS,MEXICANS
DO NOT BELONG IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.A.
ANCHOR 1 BABY 2 SENIOR 3 DEAD
DEPORT!ALL NOW!
MASS DEPORTATIONS,REPATRIATIONS
TRUE PATRIOTS UNITE!MULTIPLE DAILY PHONE,FAX,EMAIL U.S.CONGRESS
VOID 1986,94 (D)ILLEGAL ALIEN BLANKET AMNESTYS
!JUMPSTART OPERATION WET BACK!
!!BEWARE!! OF ILLEGAL LEGAL ALIENS WITH FAKE,FRAUDULENT AMERICAN 1ST NAMES
LATINOS,AFRICANS,PRS,CUBANS,HI SPANICS,
MEXICANS
DO NOT BELONG IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.A.
END ILLEGAL LEGAL ALIEN IMMIGRATION
VOTE ALL TICKET (R)REPUBLICAN 08

Vote republican??? I'n not for any party but the Republicans have been in power for a long time and things have still gotten worse. It will take more than one party to fix the illegal problem. You will definitely have to include corporatwe america and the farmers and the housing industry and etc.

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#10 Jan 24, 2008
Rich Brannon wrote:
truepatriot1 wrote:
LATINOS,AFRICANS,PRS,CUBANS,
HISPANICS,MEXICANS
DO NOT BELONG IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.A.
ANCHOR 1 BABY 2 SENIOR 3 DEAD
DEPORT!ALL NOW!
MASS DEPORTATIONS,REPATRIATIONS
TRUE PATRIOTS UNITE!MULTIPLE DAILY PHONE,FAX,EMAIL U.S.CONGRESS
VOID 1986,94 (D)ILLEGAL ALIEN BLANKET AMNESTYS
!JUMPSTART OPERATION WET BACK!
!!BEWARE!! OF ILLEGAL LEGAL ALIENS WITH FAKE,FRAUDULENT AMERICAN 1ST NAMES
LATINOS,AFRICANS,PRS,CUBANS,HI SPANICS,
MEXICANS
DO NOT BELONG IN THE CONTINENTAL U.S.A.
END ILLEGAL LEGAL ALIEN IMMIGRATION
VOTE ALL TICKET (R)REPUBLICAN 08
Vote republican??? I'n not for any party but the Republicans have been in power for a long time and things have still gotten worse. It will take more than one party to fix the illegal problem. You will definitely have to include corporatwe america and the farmers and the housing industry and etc.
Great another person who can cut and paste. Great! Got your own ideas or thoughts?
henry

Manchester, NH

#11 Jan 24, 2008
Drug-resistant bacteria will be the death of many of us. It probably stems from stupid people who take prescription antibiotics, but do not finish the whole course of medication. As usual, you just can't beat stupid.

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Obregon, Mexico

#12 Jan 24, 2008
Hey Sean, I was just making a comment regarding what truepatriot said.

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#13 Jan 24, 2008
This is a good article and a great topic for further research.

If you look into it, you'll see the gay community quickly demanded and put a lid on this report, because of the obvious implications.

Notice that you probably never heard of this Reuters article or the Annals of Internal Medicine report.

Funny how the truth is suppressed by the media.

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#14 Jan 24, 2008
Rich Brannon wrote:
Hey Sean, I was just making a comment regarding what truepatriot said.
Oh sorry. It seems I have seen that post all over the place. Sorry I snapped.

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#15 Jan 24, 2008
dora5132 wrote:
will this be blamed on the gay population or the african american community?everything that is deadly usually is.ie;AIDS
Nooooooo! Do your research on this disease. It has NOTHING, whatsoever to do with who you are, how clean you are, what your race is, WHO YO' MOMMA is...this is an antiantibiotic resistance disease that has been formulating, and reformulating from all of you p*ssys that run to the doc everytime a drop of snot runs out of your nose and you need relief....antibiotic resistant...keep on keeping on.... and pretty soon we will be back in the dark ages of disease treatment, growing it in petree dishes again trying tofigure it out all over again !!!
Will Rogers

Cleveland, OH

#16 Jan 25, 2008
[quote]Sexually active gay men in San Francisco are 13 times more likely to be infected than their heterosexual neighbors, the researchers reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine.[/quote]

Annals? Anals?

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#17 Jan 25, 2008
BUTTERFLYS ARE FREE wrote:
<quoted text>Nooooooo! Do your research on this disease. It has NOTHING, whatsoever to do with who you are, how clean you are, what your race is, WHO YO' MOMMA is...this is an antiantibiotic resistance disease that has been formulating, and reformulating from all of you p*ssys that run to the doc everytime a drop of snot runs out of your nose and you need relief....antibiotic resistant...keep on keeping on.... and pretty soon we will be back in the dark ages of disease treatment, growing it in petree dishes again trying tofigure it out all over again !!!
Many healthy people have MRSA.

It's very common in the medical field and with those who have cared for their elderly parents. Ask around.

It's only when those with compromised immune systems get it, or when it appears as infantigo, that people may realize they may have it and end up being be tested for it.

But for supposedly "healthy" individuals to have problems with it does say more about the individuals than the "superbug" of which MRSA is billed.

It's easily avoided with simple sanitary procedures and personal hygiene, such as taking a shower with soap, and washing your hands.

But when your immune system is compromised, MRSA takes some serious antibiotics to stop, as very few drugs kill/slow it.
Yada

Heiskell, TN

#18 Jan 25, 2008
It has already arrived in the general population dearie. It has been for the last eight years.

Did you not see the deaths of young and athletic people in NY and VA a few months ago due to MRSA? The schools in VA and NY closed for serious disinfection where they entire places were scrubbed with chlorox.

But the spread of it in the homosexual population could not be hinted at in Brokeback Mountain, could it? Sorry. Bad joke.
Shenequa

Lake Ozark, MO

#19 Jan 25, 2008
henry wrote:
Drug-resistant bacteria will be the death of many of us. It probably stems from stupid people who take prescription antibiotics, but do not finish the whole course of medication. As usual, you just can't beat stupid.
Yes, this is one cause of it. Also, the over prescribed use of antibiotics when really not needed is a good culprit. Everything is anti-bacterial now a days. Do not use these products. They contribute to this problem also. Your skin does need to come into contact with with bacteria in order for your immune system to recognize it and fight it off. When I was a kid, we didn't have all these anti-bacterial soaps or cleansers. And, we didn't have a problem with MRSA, VRE, etc.(Antibiotic resistant staph infections.) Think about it.
Shenequa

Lake Ozark, MO

#20 Jan 25, 2008
Hesed wrote:
<quoted text>Many healthy people have MRSA.
It's very common in the medical field and with those who have cared for their elderly parents. Ask around.
It's only when those with compromised immune systems get it, or when it appears as infantigo, that people may realize they may have it and end up being be tested for it.
But for supposedly "healthy" individuals to have problems with it does say more about the individuals than the "superbug" of which MRSA is billed.
It's easily avoided with simple sanitary procedures and personal hygiene, such as taking a shower with soap, and washing your hands.
But when your immune system is compromised, MRSA takes some serious antibiotics to stop, as very few drugs kill/slow it.
In all actuality, MRSA can cause major health problems in a healthy individual with a good immune system. What happens is, the MRSA bacteria, over time, develop an outer coating to their cell make up. This is called a spore. The spore is a protective barrier to the bacteria's cell. Antibiotics have a really hard time breaking into this barrier to kill the bacteria. Which, explains the anticiotic resistant form. There are "Big Gun" antibiotics that can work. But, the spores keep developing a tougher barrier. Eventually, you run out of antibiotics to kill the virus. These staph infections can attack not only the skin, but, the lungs, heart,etc. This is where the complications occur in the immuno suppressed. Ok.....I'm done with the biology lesson. I just think it's important for people to understand how it works in order to protect themselves.
Shenequa

Lake Ozark, MO

#21 Jan 25, 2008
Excuse me. It is not a virus. It is a bacterial infection. I tend to get a little over top with the biology stuff. My apologies.
Little Mama

Plymouth, MN

#22 Jan 25, 2008
Best prevention - wash your hands. According to North Memorial Hospital here in Minnesota, people shouldn't be tempted to overdo it with antibacterial household cleaners. Over -sanitizing your living environment actually contributes to the mutation and resistance of bacteria.

Also, stay out of hospitals whenever possible and never feel bad about questioning your healthcare providers on whether they washed their hands prior to treating you.
Shenequa

Lake Ozark, MO

#23 Jan 25, 2008
Little Mama wrote:
Best prevention - wash your hands. According to North Memorial Hospital here in Minnesota, people shouldn't be tempted to overdo it with antibacterial household cleaners. Over -sanitizing your living environment actually contributes to the mutation and resistance of bacteria.
Also, stay out of hospitals whenever possible and never feel bad about questioning your healthcare providers on whether they washed their hands prior to treating you.
Great advice!

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