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what could cause you get staph infection?

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Some thoughts...: Some people have staph bacteria colonizing their skin or nose and have no obvious symptoms. During times of illness, stress, skin breakdown (cuts, scrapes) or immunosuppression, the bacteria can cause infection. You can also get it from coming into contact with it in the environment or with a person who has an active staph lesion.
Answered on Mar 22, 2020
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