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Doctor insights on: Staphylococcus Aureus

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How can you get staphyloccocus aureus?

How can you get staphyloccocus aureus?

Is everywhere: The bacteria is a natural "inhabitant" of the skin. Sometimes it overgrows (for lack of hygiene, decrease in the natural defense of the body, or having a more agressive mutation of the bacteria) and it produces infection. Most commonly these infections are in the skin but it can affect almost every organ (bone, heart, blood infections, ect).

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Can our body kill staphyloccocus aureus?

Of course!: Our immune systems are designed to fight off most infections, including s. Aureus. This is a very common bacterium on our skin and is generally kept in check by our immune systems.

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Can staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage?

Can staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage?

Rarely.: Many pathogens (bacteria, viruses) can affect the pregnancy; s. Aureus can cause an ascending intrauterine infection and miscarriage in rare circumstances.

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Could staphyloccocus aureus curse miscarriage or delay menses?

Infections: Infections can cause miscarriage. Unless someone is really sick from the infection it would not delay a period. If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy.

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Can staphylococcus aureus lead to death?

Can staphylococcus aureus lead to death?

Staph aureus: Staph aureus is a common bacteria that practically all of us have on our skin. This is called colonization. There are some staph that are more resistant to antibiotics and these are categorized as MRSA or methicilin resistant staph aureus. These can also be colonized on your body. Either type (s) can cause disease and it can be very severe depending on the location, even causing death from sepsis.

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Will a wound make staphylococcus aureus worse?

Reverse is true: Staph. Is a very common bacteria found in our everyday environment. Some people even carry it in their nose and don't even know it! It doesn't become a problem until it gets into a break on the skin and causes infection. An infected wound won't heal until the body's immune system can kill and remove all bacteria which is dramatically improved with antibiotics.

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What is the life cycle of staphylococcus aureus?

Long: It produces spores that can live 20 years!

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What is the whole life cycle of staphylococcus aureus?

S. aureus: S.Aureus can be a nasty bug; is it a skin infection or a respiratory infection? There are many different antibiotics that can be used in treatment of the infection, but you really need to see a physician for an answer to this malady.

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What are the best ways to treat staphylococcus aureus?

Antibiotics: For acute infections and decolonization if cellulitis is a recurrent problem for you.

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What is the nutrition process of staphylococcus aureus?

What is the nutrition process of staphylococcus aureus?

Diffusion: Thank you for being candid about your writing a science paper. This is a very basic question about microbiology, and you'd be doing yourself a favor to go to a good textbook of microbiology and learn the essentials rather than try to get answers piecemeal from physicians.

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How does staphylococcus aureus cause disease or sickness?

How does staphylococcus aureus cause disease or sickness?

Usually doesn't: A common bacteria found on the skin of the body. Can cause infection if it gets into a cut or wound.

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Which are the foods that can contain staphylococcus aureus?

Many foods: Staph aureus food poisoning diarrhea and severe abdominal pain, starting within 30 minutes to 8 hours of eating the contaminated food and lasting about 1 day. Common foods at risk are salads made with mayonnaise and eggs, cream filled pastries, but any food that is not served at the recommended temperature can harbor the bacteria.

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What are the most obvious symptoms of staphylococcus aureus?

Pain, swelling: And redness of the area with abscess formation and purulent discharge from the wound.

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What does culture yielded growth of staphylococcus aureus mean?

What does culture yielded growth of staphylococcus aureus mean?

Common skin germ: Staph aureus is just a common skin germ that is often found in abscesses or pustules. It is considered more invasive or aggressive than many other skin germs. MRSA is one strain of this germ.