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How long does a staph infection stay contagious?
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Dr. Kathryn Riordan
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Until it is gone
The duration of a staph infection depends on where the infection is located and if it is sensitive to antibiotics.
Infections can be a small skin infection or involve the heart, lungs, GI tract or brain. The length of the infection depends on the sensitivity, host and location.

In brief: Until it is gone
The duration of a staph infection depends on where the infection is located and if it is sensitive to antibiotics.
Infections can be a small skin infection or involve the heart, lungs, GI tract or brain. The length of the infection depends on the sensitivity, host and location.
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: Can be long
The problem with staph is some people are carriers and others get boils and cellulitis repeatedly.

In brief: Can be long
The problem with staph is some people are carriers and others get boils and cellulitis repeatedly.
Dr. Robert Jackson
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