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A 41-year-old member asked:

What are the most common infections caused by staph aureus?

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Dr. J. Morgan O'Donoghue
Dermatology 26 years experience
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.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 44 years experience
Boils impetigo: Boils and impetigo are the most common.

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Can pylonephritis cause staph aureus infection?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
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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 will cause staph aureus infection.

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