Are there any long term side effects of staph infections?

Can be. Staph infections can occur in any part of the body. This could occur in the brain, the blood system, the internal organs and the skin. Death can occur from this infections. Scarring can occur as well. Depending on the severity of the infection and the the organ or tissue affected, there could be lasting problems. Usually this is treated with antibiotics and one is healed. Mrsa can be tough.
Yes possible. Staph infection are some difficult to treat, some they become resistant to antibiotic, they calling them merssa. If the staph affected the joints and the bone they could become chronic and hard to treat. They also could other problems?