Neutral, or nearly so
Posted On:1/24/2005 6:18pm
I get abrasions from people trying to sand my face into a suitable deck with their forearms. Gi's are fun.
Posted On:1/24/2005 6:52pm
Originally Posted by Dochter
Be smart and aware, not paranoid.
Did anyone else know about the staph risk?* I didn't, I was fully aware of the fungal risks though.
*Which thoroughly sucks, and is aesthetically disgusting.
yes, it's "opportunistic", S. Aureus is everywhere on the human skin
see, I remember something, my micro degree still isn't totally useless :icon_roll
something else to note for those of us into body art...... tattoo and piercing parlors can be ripe with staph infections. if the artists/piercers are infected, they can spread it on to all their customers, it can be contagious sometimes
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Posted On:1/30/2005 10:10pm
Style: Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
A friend of mine from training ended up getting a staph infection in his cauliflower ear which is very serious because it's so near the brain. He ended up getting his ear bitten off in a fight a little later on (I'm not sure if it's the same ear though). He's in court today regarding the assault charges against the guy who did it. For anyone interested, there was a thread about it a long time ago.
Here's the URL: http://www.bullshido.net/forums/show...ghlight=gerald
Posted On:1/31/2005 3:01pm
Originally Posted by JohnnyS
A friend of mine from training ended up getting a staph infection in his cauliflower ear
I love grappling.
Didn't so much Fall as Saunter Vaguely Downwards
Posted On:1/31/2005 11:48pm
Style: Ex-TKD, BJJ, Muay Thai
I read this thread right as I got home from class one night, the next day I had what looked like a cross between a big zit and a bug bite on my elbow....
It's going away as I apply ZapZit, and it's not developing a core, so I guess it's just a zit. But I was scared for a couple days. :-)
Last edited by IzzyDaHedgehog; 1/31/2005 11:51pm at .
sudo make me a sandwich!
Posted On:2/02/2005 11:38am
The symptoms I described are NOT for MRSA.
Just regular staph.
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Posted On:2/02/2005 4:02pm
Style: Krav / (Kick)Boxing / BJJ
Even Hilary Swank wasn't immune:
During the making of Clint Eastwood's Million Dollar Baby, she noticed a blister on her foot, she popped it then later saw a rash developing around the wound.
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