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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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
May have Herpes Simplex Virus developed a recurrent Herpetic Whitlow, sometimes confused with a staph infection. How can I prevent it?
A friend of mine did a hvs m/c/s test the test result. Culture after 24hrs at 37'c yielded moderate growth of staph spp, what could this be.
Unlikely: Most steph infections are on the skin, occasionally the lids but not in the eye socket or the eye itself. There would be discomfort and symptoms of infection that need treatment in these circumstances. Only if the infection got to the interior of the eye would there be any issue of vision changes. ...Read more