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Is a boil contagious?

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Dr. Vitaliy Krol
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Staph infection

generally not contagious, but close skin contact may transmit infection, for example if you use razor blade to shave infected area you may transmitted to other body parts like your axilla, also do not share towels or washcloths with other people

In brief: Staph infection

generally not contagious, but close skin contact may transmit infection, for example if you use razor blade to shave infected area you may transmitted to other body parts like your axilla, also do not share towels or washcloths with other people
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