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It is possible, but it's more likely that you will recover from it. It can be treated with a topical or oral antibiotic. I have heard of people washing their skin with a very dilluted solution of water and bleach, because they were allergic to the antibiotics. Staph is usually a mild infection that can be easily treated and cured. However, there is a strain of the staph infection that is resistant to antibiotics. This strain can progress to a life-threatening infection. Staph is contagious and can be passed through the air, through direct contact, or by touching something that has been touched by an infected person. You can prevent it with frequent hand-washing (before and after cooking and eating, after using the bathroom, etc.), by daily bathing, and by cleaning and treating injuries as they occur.

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