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Staph infection can come back by simply being re-exposed again, or by not properly cleaning wounds (some species of Staph live on our skin). I...
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Antibiotics are used to treat staph infections. But there's been a gradual change in how well these antibiotics work. While most staph infections...
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Yes, Staph can grow in or around the eye, and yes, it is possible that contaminated examination equipment could somehow contribute to an...
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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 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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Clindamycin is fine....it is one of the antibiotics of choice for a Staph infection. As far as a follow-up culture is concerned, there is nothing...
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Yes. Staph can normally appear ON the skin, but when you pick at it, you OPEN the skin and allow surface Staph to go deeper and cause an infection.
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What "area" are we talking about here? I am not a fan of squeezing Staph infections or self-surgery, since this can potentially spread the...
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You can mow your lawn or exercise while under treatment for a Staph infection. It will not be a problem.
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In your own, chlorinated pool?  Yes, assuming the wound is not draining or oozing. You can always cover small area of Staph with a water-proof...
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A staph infection is caused by a Staphylococcus (or staph) bacteria. Actually, about 25% of people normally carry staph in the nose, mouth, genitals...
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How did it happen? Depending on the strain of Staph (MRSA), it may have been hospital-acquired. There are also community-acquired strains, but based...
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No vaccine is available against Staphylococcus aureus. Since the bacteria are so widespread and cause so many different diseases, prevention of Staph...
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Well, it's impossible to say what has caused your red spots without an examination, but I wouldn't jump right to staph.So many things can...
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Staph or Staphylococcus is a type of bacteria commonly found on the skin. There are several different types.