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Could a postoperative staph infection cause calcifications to deposit in my body?
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Dr. Carlo Contreras
Surgery - Oncology
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In brief: Yes
Calcifications can be attributed to many causes.
Any time there is a foreign body within the body, the body's immune system tries to control it by directly killing the foreign body, surrounding & forming a barrier around it, and "remembering" it in the event of a repeat exposure in the future. Part of the healing process may involve forming a calcification, a kind of "internal scar.".

In brief: Yes
Calcifications can be attributed to many causes.
Any time there is a foreign body within the body, the body's immune system tries to control it by directly killing the foreign body, surrounding & forming a barrier around it, and "remembering" it in the event of a repeat exposure in the future. Part of the healing process may involve forming a calcification, a kind of "internal scar.".
Dr. Carlo Contreras
Dr. Carlo Contreras
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In brief: No
That is from something else. Good luck.

In brief: No
That is from something else. Good luck.
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