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Can a staph infection occur after knee surgery?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: It is uncommon, but an infection can occur after any surgery.
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Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: It can happen after any incision is made on any part of the body.
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