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how do you get staph in your knee
A 25-year-old member asked:
38 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It is uncommon, but an infection can occur after any surgery.
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes: It can happen after any incision is made on any part of the body.
A 25-year-old male asked:
48 years experience Pathology
May be none: If you can bend your knee without pain, the likelihood is that the joint was not affected. It would help to lose weight, not easy.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If your incisions are well-healed, then direct contact with a staph infection of the skin on another person would typically cause an infection of your ... Read More
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Good Habits : It's unlikely, but make sure the whole family is using regular hand washing, avoid direct contact with the sores, don't share towels, etc etc . It's u ... Read More
A male asked:
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Everyone's different: It's always hard to say as everyone's body responds/recovers at different rates. If you were very sick when you were first diagnosed and had to go to ... Read More
A female asked:
22 years experience Infectious Disease
Not enough info: It would be unusual for a systemic Staph infection just from casual contact. I would consider other options, include reactive arthritis, crystalline ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Specializes in Family Medicine
No connection: Thrush is a type of yeast infection and would not be related to a staph infection.
A 25-year-old female asked:
51 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: This can be an effective antibacterial treatment. Add to it the application of heat from compresses applied 4-5 times per day over the affected area ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
15 years experience Family Medicine
Red pustule : Staph anywhere on the body can present as pustules or abscesses.
A 19-year-old female asked:
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Varies: It can look like anything from a folliculitis (inflamed hair follicles) to cellulitis (inflamed skin/soft tissue) to an abscess (painful lump with ove ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
24 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Skin infection: Sounds like it could be a hair follicle that is infected and in a sensitive area like the inner thigh it could be quite painful. Should consider a vi ... Read More
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