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Can a staph infection spread by kissing?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Staph infection

Unlikely to be spread by kissing, but once you have been colonized with this by kissing or other nose-to-hand-to-nose activities, the organism colonizes your skin and subsequent breaks in skin can lead to infection.

In brief: Staph infection

Unlikely to be spread by kissing, but once you have been colonized with this by kissing or other nose-to-hand-to-nose activities, the organism colonizes your skin and subsequent breaks in skin can lead to infection.
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