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can staph infection cause dizziness?

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Dr. John Li
Dr. John Li answered
34 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). A systemic serious infection can cause dizziness by fever, or toxins, or metabolic changes... Or worst yet, meningitis.
Answered on Aug 8, 2015
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Dr. Robert Jackson
43 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Yes if you get very ill with the infection.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020

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