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Are the elderly more likely to suffer from staph infections?

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Dr. George Valdez
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Any age can get infections, but the youngest and oldest tend to have weaker immune systems, thus less able to fight off infections.

In brief: Yes

Any age can get infections, but the youngest and oldest tend to have weaker immune systems, thus less able to fight off infections.
Dr. George Valdez
Dr. George Valdez
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology

In brief: No

It seems to happen to people who are susceptible to staph and this can be anyage ggroup.

In brief: No

It seems to happen to people who are susceptible to staph and this can be anyage ggroup.
Dr. Robert Jackson
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