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how do you get a staph infection in your throat

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Go see a doctor: I would go see a doctor now.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pedro Hernandez
39 years experience Geriatrics
Staph infections.: Staphylococcus lives in our skin and nostrils. Any minor wound in the skin may cause it.Some pts are immunocompromised and present frequent staph inf ... Read More
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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If the masseuse's hands were unclean, any oils or lotions were contaminated, the table was not cleaned properly, or the masseuse had a skin infection ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
35 years experience Wound care
Depends: It all depends on the severity of the infection, the type of staph infection and the location of the infection. Most people do fine if treated appropr ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Staph from Kissing: Staphulococcus aureus is a germ, often called staph, and is normally found on the body in 20-30% of the healthy people. It is passed from person to pe ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Two ways: It can ascend up the ureter but often gets there through the bloodstream.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: You can get a staph infection on any part of your skin, including the penis.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Staph: Staph and other bacteria frequently take advantage of a disruption in skin integrity (a scratch , sore or puncture) and cause infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Infection and blood: Yes, there is risk for bacterial infection associated with blood product transfusion- especially with platelet transfusion as it is stored in a room t ... Read More

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