Bacterial Wound Infections and MRSA
Worried about MRSA and Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria?
There are many different kinds of bacteria that can infect wounds, the two most common being Staphylococcus aureus and a form of streptococcus. Sometimes these bacterial wound infections are just an annoyance but sometimes they can pose a serious threat to your health.
MRSA is a type of bacteria that has become resistant to antibiotics, this makes mrsa wound infections and those caused by other resistant strains very difficult to treat.
Get a Solution with Products based on Manuka Honey
Fortunately, studies have found that Manuka Honey from New Zealand is very successful at treating infected wounds when the bacteria have become resistant to all antibiotics. The bonus being that it is an all natural product.
Treating Infected Wounds - What You Need to Know
Raw Manuka Honey may be fine to apply topically to minor cuts and grazes but for bacterial wound infections and other more serious wounds it is necessary to use a product that contains medical grade, sterilized honey.
The medihoney range of antibacterial honey dressings and gels can be used not only for bacterial wound infections but also for healing burns, ulcers, surgical wounds, diabetic wounds and abrasions.
These honey dressings have been shown to improve healing rates by up to 30% compared to standard dressings.
Although the following products have been shown to be effective at treating infected wounds, it is important that you read instructions carefully and seek advice if you are unsure. Serious conditions such as mrsa wound infections should always be managed under the supervision of a healthcare professional.
Medihoney Antibacterial Wound Gel is a topical preparation which can be used for both chronic and acute wound care.
Medihoney Antibacterial Apinate Dressing provides an effective barrier that inhibits bacterial growth including antibiotic-resistant strains - MRSA, VRE and Acinetobacter.
Medihoney Antibacterial Gel Sheet is a sterile, non-adherent wound dressing comprising Antibacterial Honey and Sodium Alginate for wound care.
Medihoney Antibacterial Honey Tulle Dressing creates a microenvironment that supports healing and provides an antibacterial barrier.