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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Hill
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: 3 things affect you - one is that you use poor cleaning when injecting thereby pushing the bacteria on your skin into your vein. The second is that th ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Culture: A swab of infected material such as " pus" is collected and send to the laboratory for positive identification of the bacteria.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 years experience in Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on where the infection is; lung infection will cause pneumonia , the patient may have fever, cough, shortness of breath etc..., in the bloo ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience in Pediatrics
No: There is no ability for your body to form full protection from further staph infections in the future. In fact, your body is covered in staph on an o ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Ingestion of large amount of any bacteria can cause diarrhea, staphylococcus included. However, this organism is usually found on the skin and tends t ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Yes lots: Staphylococcal infections are very common. Probably just about everyone has had numerous staph. Infections during a life time. Boils and skin pustules ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Staph infection: This is an infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus - and it often is quite dangerous because the organism, the 'germ' has alot of virulence to it... ... Read More
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: If you are really healthy not likely. Being immunosuppresed and having a severe staph infection can be life threatening.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mike Bowman
18 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Skin=staph: Staph is a ubiquitous organism on the skin...Everyone has it. It takes advantage of a small break in the skin or perhaps a plucked eyelash follicle t ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Contreras
17 years experience in Surgical Oncology
It depends: There are multiple kinds of staphylococcal bacteria strains. Whether a person develops sepsis is dependent on the type of staph strain, as well as th ... Read More

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