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Are staph infections deadly and what should you do if its covering majority of the upper thigh, causing lots of pain, and vomiting?

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Dr. John Scuba
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
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In brief: Staph infection

Staph infections, if not treated promptly and effectively can cause significant "morbidity", loss of tissue or an entire limb, and yes, even "mortality".
A wound of the size mentioned, with such pain and vomiting is by definition infected, and treatment is not urgent, but emergent. Get to a doctor or the ER immediately

In brief: Staph infection

Staph infections, if not treated promptly and effectively can cause significant "morbidity", loss of tissue or an entire limb, and yes, even "mortality".
A wound of the size mentioned, with such pain and vomiting is by definition infected, and treatment is not urgent, but emergent. Get to a doctor or the ER immediately
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