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Can staph infection cause dizziness

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Li
Dr. John Li answered
34 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Yes, depends where.: Any infection of the middle ear or inner ear can cause dizziness. (location is key... A minor superficial toe infection might not cause dizziness). ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes if you get very ill with the infection.

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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Dickens
26 years experience Psychiatry
Going crazy: I would recommend seeing your doctor for a full exam and work up getting an answer will make you feel better
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
36 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Mgt.: I would suggest an evaluation to rule out a lung infection. It is possible that the current symptoms may be related. Monitor your temperature, rest an ... Read More
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Some thoughts...: Some people have staph bacteria colonizing their skin or nose and have no obvious symptoms. During times of illness, stress, skin breakdown (cuts, sc ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
20 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Staph infection of the skin is a common cause of boils.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Staph: By giving antibiotic that the staph is sensitive to , if the skin/nostril is colonized by staph, good hygiene and the use of local antibiotic to the n ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Jones
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: In the genitals, its from the warm and moist environment. Over the counter antifungal creams are usually enough to cure them. In general, it's from ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Wrong place: Staph are normal skin flora. If there's skin trauma (scratch, ingrown hair, obstructed gland) the bacteria finds a nice warm spot w/lots of free food ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Singer
51 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Staph infection: If the infected area is localized, applying warm packs may allow the infection to come to a 'head'. At that time your doctor may excise the infected ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Unlikely: Typically severe, recurrent or unusual infections are the result of an impaired immune system and not the cause of the problem. The most common adult ... Read More
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