A 36-year-old member asked:
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i have a terrible staph infection after giving birth just over a month ago, could it have anything to do with giving birth?

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Dr. David Finke
14 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends...: Pregnancy and delivery by itself does not make one at risk of developing a staph infection. Staphylococcus is a very prevalent bacteria that is found on our skin, on door knobs, at the gym, and in hospitals--just to name a few! the best way to prevent a staph infection around the time of pregnancy is good hand and personal hygiene. Make sure doctors and nurses wash well before caring for you.
Answered on Oct 4, 2011

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