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Can hives be a symptom of staph infection

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Allergy and Immunology 44 years experience
Maybe: In a 2007 turkish study of patients with chronic hives compared to subjects without hives staphylococcus was cultured more frequently from the noses o... Read More
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Yes: A common cause of hives is acute infection, so it is entirely possible that the infection is the cause.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brant Ward
Allergy and Immunology 13 years experience
Possibly: States of immune activation, such as infections, can lead to hives. Typically, we see viral infections in children lead to short-lived hives. However,... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bonnie Bock
Infectious Disease 47 years experience
No: Mrsa abscesses can look a little like hives but often contain pus , are painful, can be very large, and usually only a small number are present. Hives... Read More
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
No: There are a number of reasons to have hives, but staph infection is not one of them. There have been reports of individuals with strep infections who... Read More
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 58 years experience
Many causes for hive: Hives can be caused by amplitude of causes, one of which is infection, staph or otherwise ise.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
NO: Hives are caused by type 1 hypersensitivity reactions or allergies. Staph. Aureus skin infections can occur in many areas of the body especially with... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Possible: While a person can develop a Staphylococcus (Staph) infection through personal contact, object sharing, or eating of improperly handled or prepared fo... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 23 years experience
Urethritis: The cause of the urethritis can be determined by a doctor. Most commonly it is NOT Staph... usually something like Chlamydia or a related bacteria (My... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Hoanswered
Infectious Disease 14 years experience
Redness: Mild staph infections would be skin/soft tissue ones, which may manifest as just redness and swelling at a site. Treatment would be to drain abscesse... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
Infectious Disease 48 years experience
Burning,urgency,freq: Dysuria or burning on urination... The need to urinate urgently, urgency... The need to urinate frequently, frequency are the most common signs of a u... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 57 years experience
No it is not: No it is not a sign or symptom of staph infection.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
Internal Medicine 40 years experience
Staph: Staphylococci are not virus, they are bacteria, onset of symptoms varies depending on the site of infection.

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