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In 2009 i had surgery 4 a staph infection mnth ltr i devlop sputum have it nw 4 3yrs , had pneumonia nw i hve boils, pimpl & kidny cyst chst hrts ?

In 2009 i had surgery 4 a staph infection  mnth ltr i devlop sputum have it nw 4 3yrs , had pneumonia nw i hve boils, pimpl & kidny cyst chst hrts ?

See MD: Staph infections can be anyplace on the body, . They can be localized or spread throughout the body. An md must evaluate serous staph infections . When they keep recurring an infectious diseases md is often needed to treat and determine the cause for recurrence. ...Read more

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Dr. Neal Kraus
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I am hospitalized w/ pnemonia and possibly whooping cough. Blood test came back pos for staph. How serious is staph infection in the lungs ?

I am hospitalized w/ pnemonia and possibly whooping cough. Blood test came back pos for staph. How serious is staph infection in the lungs ?

Very: If you have positive blood cultures for staph aureus (ask your doctor what species of staph since if it is coagulase negative it is probably a contaminant) you are very seriously ill and infective endocarditis must be excluded from your diagnosis. You need to be seen in consultation by an infectious diseases expert. Hope you get over this soon. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can herpes and staph mix together and cause new viruses?

No: Herpes is a virus, while staph(short for staphylococcus) is a bacteria. They cannot mix together. They can both infect a person at the same time though. There are viruses - like the flu - that can "combine" when infected the same cell to form "super" viruses. ...Read more

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Can herpes and staph mix together and cause new viruses?

Can herpes and staph mix together and cause new viruses?

In brief. NO. !: No! Staph infections are bacteria. Herpes infections are virus. The two can coexist on one patient. There' s no known way Staph and herpes virus can mix to produce a new germ. ...Read more

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I get staph infections very regularly. Since they are very common for me is it possible for them to cause more problems internally?

I get staph infections very regularly. Since they are very common for me is it possible for them to cause more problems internally?

Skin Staph infection: Staph can potentially cause internal infections as well. Recurrent staph infections likely means that you are colonized with staph. Staph lives in certain areas of the body without causing infection then periodically comes out and causes folliculitis or abscesses. More common in people with diabetes. To reduce colonization, areas must be treated with Mupirocin cream. ...Read more

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Do staph infections cause tb?

Do staph infections cause tb?

No: Staphylococcus and tuberculosis are 2 unrelated bacteria species that have nothing to do with each other. ...Read more

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What causes rid of a staph infection?

Staph: By giving antibiotic that the staph is sensitive to , if the skin/nostril is colonized by staph, good hygiene and the use of local antibiotic to the nostril ( mupirocin/bactroban) can help. ...Read more

Dr. Michael DePietro
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