Also called: staphylococcus infection
An infection caused by bacteria commonly found on the skin.
More than 3 million US cases per year
Staph can be spread person-to-person and is very contagious. Common symptoms include boils and oozing blisters. Staph can also cause food poisoning resulting in nausea, vomiting, and stomach ache. In rare cases, staph infections can turn deadly if the bacteria invade deeper into the body or enters the bloodstream resulting in fever, joint, and muscle pain. Treatment often includes drainage of the infection and antibiotics. Strains of staph that no longer respond to common antibiotics are called MRSA.
So if you are active in any sports, your chance of getting Staph is pretty high. But also can spread.
How it spreads:
By skin-to-skin contact (handshakes or hugs).
By touching a contaminated surface (blanket or doorknob).
Treatment consists of antibiotics Treatment often include drainage of the infection and antibiotics. Strains of staph that no longer respond to common antibiotics are called MRSA.
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