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what type of strep causes breast infections

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Beta hemolytic streptococci can cause breast infections although staphylococcus aureus is the more common cause.

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
22 years experience Medical Oncology
Possibly: "strep" (streptococcus) are bacteria that can many infections. Strep throat is caused by "group a" strep, which can also cause skin and soft tissue in ... Read More
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes, strep bacteria: can cause mastitis.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Drying soap?: If a soap was particularly drying or abrasive - it could lead to breaks in skin with possibility of an infection if skin comes in contact with germs.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Secondary problems: Secondary bacterial infection is probably to most concerning consequence.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
If germs are: Present, that is possible.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Fungal Rash: Sounds like candidiasis or yeast. Show your doctor.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Yes: Unilateral pain upper back in twenties female with large breasts might reflect chronic rhomboid major muscle spasm. Each breast can weigh 6 pounds. I ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marshall Seligmann
14 years experience Pediatrics
Yes.: Fever can be a sign of infection, including infection of the breasts.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victoria Bellot
Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis
Would not expect it: Kidneys are located towards the back at the level of the lowest ribs. Usually people with pyelonephrirtis (infection in the kidney) or kidney stones e ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Mastitis: can be associated with headaches and other symptoms like fever/chills.
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