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All Over Body Staph Bone
What are the possible effects all over the body after an invasive staph infection in my back bone?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
I'm currently on zyvox for staph infection in my mastoid bone i was wondering if it is unusual to feel over tired and just plain yucky while taking it?
Yes: Fortunately most routine staphylococcus infections are limited to the skin. However, once the bacteria moves beyond the skin to involve the blood, the infection can then spread almost anywhere including into bones. This condition is called osteomyelitis & generally requires expert evaluation for diagnosis & management. Individuals at particular risk for osteomyelitis include uncontrolled diabetics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If someone breaks a bone, can they get a staph infection or some other type of infection? Can this be fatal?
Yes and yes: Depending on your comorbidities (other diseases) that may cause immunocompromised states, you COULD get a bone infection after a break which COULD result in bacteremia (blood infection) which COULD result in death. This is rather uncommon but does happen in extreme cases, usually bone infections need surgical treatment and long term antibiotics. www.bmednyc.om ...Read more
Swollen lymph node on left side of collar bone next to shoulder. Was told it was staph, no blood work. Took bactrim but still there, been a month
Possible other dx: This potentially may represent a different and more complex situation. If no response from antibiotics and progressive you should see your doctor. ...Read more
Can coag negative staph infection carried for over a year in your body undetected cause memory loss?
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