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Hives Symptom Staph
Maybe: In a 2007 turkish study of patients with chronic hives compared to subjects without hives staphylococcus was cultured more frequently from the noses of those with hives. To prove that staph causes hives though it's necessary to show that hives resolve with successful treatment of staph infection. That hasn't been reported yet. Up to 10% of acute hives are caused by streptococcal infection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Mrsa abscesses can look a little like hives but often contain pus , are painful, can be very large, and usually only a small number are present. Hives usually follow exposure to antibiotics(sometimes the cause is in not known) or certain foods such as strawberries, are usually multiple small raised very itchy spots and tend to be multiple. As always, see your doctor for any serious illness ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: States of immune activation, such as infections, can lead to hives. Typically, we see viral infections in children lead to short-lived hives. However, there is evidence that people with hives have a higher incidence of colonization with staph (bacteria living on the skin but not causing infection). It's not clear how or why this occurs, but there does seem to be a link. ...Read more
My daughter has been on keflex for staph with hives for 2 days but the hives continue to grow and she still has a fever. Should she see a doctor again?
I keep getting bumps on me it looks like tiny blisters then sweells in to a hive what is this ? Staph?
Does scrotum itching , and anal itching is a sign of aids or HIV no more symptom , last 4 months staph bacteria ? No cold fever, only those...
Itching: No. It could be many things.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is possible to staph aureus entrying in blood by infection of tonsil/peritonsilar abscess but causing no symptom of illness?no fever no joint pain etc
If someone was in county jail around inmates with staph, but they come home with no symptoms or signs of staph could they still have it? Or spread it?
Staph: It is very important to understand what makes infection different from colonization. What makes colonization different from infection is that colonization is where there is a presence of the bacteria strain that causes an infection, but is without any symptoms of the strain. Thus, your friend could be colonized with staph but show no symptoms. It is estimated that 25 to 30% carry staph. ...Read more
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