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Is it possible to get a staph infection from a splinter?

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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology

In brief: Yes

While this would be uncommon, it is possible, especially if the wound has gotten dirty or exposed to the staph bacterium.

In brief: Yes

While this would be uncommon, it is possible, especially if the wound has gotten dirty or exposed to the staph bacterium.
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
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Dr. Jason Black
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Any break in the skin can lead to a staph infection.

In brief: Yes

Any break in the skin can lead to a staph infection.
Dr. Jason Black
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