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Can staph infection eat all the way to the bone?
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Absolutely
Staphylococcal osteomyelitis can occur by extension of soft-tissue infection to underlying bone, by a direct penetrating injury or through the blood stream. Bad disease.
See an id doctor and an orthopedist working together.

In brief: Absolutely
Staphylococcal osteomyelitis can occur by extension of soft-tissue infection to underlying bone, by a direct penetrating injury or through the blood stream. Bad disease.
See an id doctor and an orthopedist working together.
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