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MRSA transmitted by lip gloss

08/06/2008

Question:

After someone used my lip gloss, I found out that they have MRSA. Can it be transmitted by someone using my lip gloss?

Answer:

Thank you for visiting NetWellness. On this site, NetWellness experts try to answer general questions about health. Only a health professional performing a thorough clinical exam is able to determine if you have MRSA. However, NetWellness may have some general information available that you can access through our search feature. Feel free to write back if you still have questions or need an explanation.

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