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what causes recurring staph infections

A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Get seen: This is the 21st century and even in our dysfunctional health care system, you have a right to know which of these two very different illnesses you ha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. Morgan O'Donoghue
24 years experience Dermatology
Abscesses: Mrsa tends to cause boîls and abcesses. Often patients will come in complaining of a spider bite when in reality it is a MRSA infection.
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Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Boils impetigo: Boils and impetigo are the most common.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Skin Staph infection: Staph can potentially cause internal infections as well. Recurrent staph infections likely means that you are colonized with staph. Staph lives in cer ... Read More
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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Hmm: If the pyelonephritis is due to bacteria Staph Aureus it can be the cause of the pyelonephritis . But having pyelonephritis does not mean you have or ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
TSS: Toxic shock syndrome (TSS) is a rare, life-threatening complication of certain types of bacterial infections. Often TSS results from toxins produced b ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Staphylococcus and tuberculosis are 2 unrelated bacteria species that have nothing to do with each other.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Staph infection of the skin is a common cause of boils.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Li
Dr. John Li answered
33 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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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Parola
39 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

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