How contagious is the MRSA staph infection?

Answer Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) is resistant to most commonly used antibiotics. This type of staph bacteria can live on a person's skin without causing an infection, but when pas... Read More »

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How to Treat Staph Infection in Dog?

Staph infections are a common infection of the skin. These infections are caused by Staphylococcus bacteria. This bacteria is naturally occurring on the dog's skin. Once a dog has a cut or sore on ... Read More »

Signs of staph infection?

The yellow fluid is serum, not infection.If the sore was infected, you'd see a lot of redness around it.Pay it safe by applying an antibiotic ointment and bandage 2x day.

Can you die from a staph infection?

On One Hand: Some Staph Infections Life-ThreateningInfection from staph (short for staphylococcus) bacteria can, according to Mayo Clinic, invade your bloodstream and involve the lungs, heart and o... Read More »

Can dirt cause a staph infection?

On One Hand: No it can'tStaph infections are caused by the growth of staphylococcus bacteria on, around or in a wound. Dirt can't spontaneously cause staphyloccocus to grow.On the Other: Dirty cond... Read More »