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Santa Cruz, CA
A 20-year-old female asked:

does staph infection itch?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
It may: Itching is a subliminal form of pain and may be due to inflammation of many sources, and that could include infection.

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Denham Springs, LA
A 37-year-old male asked:

Can a staph infection itch after healing?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
Yes: Even after healing up there may be residual inflammation at the site of the lesion and this will create subliminal pain (itching).

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