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Can staph infection travel to your brain?
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In brief: Unfortunately yes
Staph typically will present as a brain abscess, an infected mass that swells and compresses nearby brain tissue, and may cause headache, stiff neck, fever, blurred vision, and focal neurological signs.
Occasionally, surgery is needed.

In brief: Unfortunately yes
Staph typically will present as a brain abscess, an infected mass that swells and compresses nearby brain tissue, and may cause headache, stiff neck, fever, blurred vision, and focal neurological signs.
Occasionally, surgery is needed.
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Willam Lau
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Yes
Usually via the blood stream, but direct extension from the scalp, skull, or sinuses have occurred.

In brief: Yes
Usually via the blood stream, but direct extension from the scalp, skull, or sinuses have occurred.
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Dr. Willam Lau
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