Are hives caused by staph infection?

No. Mrsa abscesses can look a little like hives but often contain pus , are painful, can be very large, and usually only a small number are present. Hives usually follow exposure to antibiotics(sometimes the cause is in not known) or certain foods such as strawberries, are usually multiple small raised very itchy spots and tend to be multiple. As always, see your doctor for any serious illness .
Many causes for hive. Hives can be caused by amplitude of causes, one of which is infection, staph or otherwise ise.
No. There are a number of reasons to have hives, but staph infection is not one of them. There have been reports of individuals with strep infections who have hive-like rashes. Also, in children, it is fairly common to see hive type reactions associated with viral infections.

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Can staph infection cause hives?

Possibly. States of immune activation, such as infections, can lead to hives. Typically, we see viral infections in children lead to short-lived hives. However, there is evidence that people with hives have a higher incidence of colonization with staph (bacteria living on the skin but not causing infection). It's not clear how or why this occurs, but there does seem to be a link. Read more...

Can staph infection cause hives all over body?

NO. Hives are caused by type 1 hypersensitivity reactions or allergies. Staph. Aureus skin infections can occur in many areas of the body especially with impetigo but these are not hives. Read more...

Can hives be a symptom of staph infection?

Maybe. In a 2007 turkish study of patients with chronic hives compared to subjects without hives staphylococcus was cultured more frequently from the noses of those with hives. To prove that staph causes hives though it's necessary to show that hives resolve with successful treatment of staph infection. That hasn't been reported yet. Up to 10% of acute hives are caused by streptococcal infection. Read more...
Yes. A common cause of hives is acute infection, so it is entirely possible that the infection is the cause. Read more...

What could cause you get staph infection?

Some thoughts... Some people have staph bacteria colonizing their skin or nose and have no obvious symptoms. During times of illness, stress, skin breakdown (cuts, scrapes) or immunosuppression, the bacteria can cause infection. You can also get it from coming into contact with it in the environment or with a person who has an active staph lesion. Read more...

What causes a yeast/staph infection in men?

Depends. In the genitals, its from the warm and moist environment. Over the counter antifungal creams are usually enough to cure them. In general, it's from the fungus (tinea or candida) and normal skin bacteria (staphylococcus) that are allowed to attack through a break in the skin or a disease (like diabetes, etc). Read more...

What causes a reaccurring MRSA staph infection? How can you prevent it?

Not known for sure. Some people get recurrent MRSA infections. Certain people carry MRSA on their skin , nails, and/or in their noses. (colonized), considered to be MRSA "carriers" and may be more likely to get infections. There is not enough data to recommend specific treatments that get rid of colonized mrsa. Some prescribe topical, intranasal, or systemic antimicrobial agents to patients with recurrent mrsa. Read more...
Colonization. Many people who have MRSA infections are colonized with this bacteria in the nares and in areas of the skin especially in the axillae, groins and perianal areas. Colonization can be transient or prolonged. In many cases colonization can be eradicated by topical treatment ie. Mupirocin ointment and hibiclens soap sometimes combined with oral antibiotics such as Minocycline or septra (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim). Read more...