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Is possible to staph aureus entrying in blood by infection of tonsil/peritonsilar abscess but causing no symptom of illness?no fever no joint pain etc

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Dr. William Schmidt
Internal Medicine
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In brief: No

I don't see how that is possible but check with your doctor

In brief: No

I don't see how that is possible but check with your doctor
Dr. William Schmidt
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Bacteremia

Staphylococci have the potential to enter the bloodstream and produce transient bacteremia from any focus of infection, including tonsillitis/abscess.
If they do not create metastatic foci of infection you may have no illness or symptoms, but this should be thoroughly investigated. This is a bad bug.

In brief: Bacteremia

Staphylococci have the potential to enter the bloodstream and produce transient bacteremia from any focus of infection, including tonsillitis/abscess.
If they do not create metastatic foci of infection you may have no illness or symptoms, but this should be thoroughly investigated. This is a bad bug.
Dr. Martin Raff
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