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Are young children more susceptible to staph infections?

2 doctors weighed in

In brief: No

They do not have any specific increased risk.

In brief: No

They do not have any specific increased risk.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine

In brief: Not necessarily

Healthy young children are no more susceptible to staph infections than anyone else.
Indeed, human immunity undergoes dips and blips throughout life, but i see no more staph infection in children than I do in adults if not more in the latter.

In brief: Not necessarily

Healthy young children are no more susceptible to staph infections than anyone else.
Indeed, human immunity undergoes dips and blips throughout life, but i see no more staph infection in children than I do in adults if not more in the latter.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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