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Staph is contagious by DIRECT CONTACT, so if the Staph skin infection is on the mouth....or the genitals, it can be transmitted by contact with those...
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Hi, I hope this answers your questions, for a start your find that Staph infections are contagious until the infection has resolved.And Amoxicillan...
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Staph, like a skin infection, is technically contagious, but a urinary tract infection (caused by Staph) is NOT contagious.....you cannot...
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You can take steps to help prevent staph infections. Any time you have a cut or skin breakdown, wash it with soap and water, keep it clean and dry...
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Anyone can develop a Staph infection, although certain groups of people are at greater risk, including newborn infants, breastfeeding women, and...
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It is considered contagious until it is clinically improved or gone. If the impetigo area can be covered, it would not be considered contagious since...
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Impetigo is not due to a virus. It is due to a bacteria, either Strep, Staph, or both. This is why it is treated with antibiotics, either topical...
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A stye (hordoleum) is inflammation of the eyelid, usually inside one of the small glands lining the eyelid. Most styes are caused by infection from...
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you can get mrsa though any open sore or scrach. the infected person might not even know they have mrsa untill they show symptoms.
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No. Atopic dermatitis isn't contagious and cannot spread from one person to another through skin contact. There is generally no cause for concern in...