Staph infections are very contagious. Staph infections can be transmitted through people. Staph infections can also be transmitted through objects as well.
Yes, very. Especially the newer "resistant" staph infections. There are some strains of staph that cannot be treated with antibiotics. Staph infections can kill and staph infections that you encounter at hospitals are typically the most difficult to treat.
Staph is a common cause of boils.
Staph infections require an antibiotic that is specific to treating staph infections. Assuming it is not methicillin resistant, (MRSA), doctors will typically prescribe Keflex or a similar drug to treat it.
Yes, cats can get staphylococcus (staph) infections, and they can pass them on to their people. If you believe your cat has a staph infection, please take it to the vet for treatment.
Staphylococcal (staph) infections are communicable infections caused by staph organisms and often characterized by the formation of abscesses. They are the leading cause of primary infections originating in hospitals
Staph is a frequent cause of boils.
Yes, staph infections can in fact be cured. They can be cured with prescription antibiotics that are given to the patient with the staph.
Most lesions that patients view as "spider bites" have nothing to do with spiders, and are, in fact, staph infections.
All age groups are prone to staph infections.
Yes, there are over 30 different types of staph infections.
Yes, if you do not get your staph infection treated it gets worse and worse.
It is possible to pass a staph infection to a dog. Some infections cannot be passed from humans to animals, but some can.
staph is caused by the bacteria, Staphylococcus, which gets into a wound. Also, In teens, most staph infections are minor skin infections. People with skin problems like burns or eczema may be more likely to get staph skin infections. People can get staph infections from contaminated objects, but staph bacteria often spread through skin-to-skin contact - the bacteria can be spread from one area of the body to another if someone touches the infected area. Staph infections can spread from person to person among those who live close together in group situations (such as in college dorms). Usually this happens when people with skin infections share things like bed linens, towels, or clothing. Warm, humid environments can contribute to staph infections, so excessive sweating can increase someone's chances of developing an infection. Source/ Credit - http://kidshealth.org/teen/infections/bacterial_viral/staph.html
Yes, it is. Some staph infections like MRSA are highly contagious, and they are difficult to treat. Other staph infections are easier to treat, but just as contagious. If you think you have a staph infection, by all means see your doctor for appropriate medication.
The main difference is that staph infections and strep throat are cause by two different strains of bacteria. Staph infections are caused by Staphylococcus bacteria, and strep is caused by Streptococcus bacteria.
See the related link for pictures of staph infections.It's spelled staph, short for staphylococcus. A Google image search will show you plenty, however not if you spell it wrong.
antibiotics like cloxacillin
Steroid cream will not cure staph infection.
Staph infections are contagious, yes. They are contagious until the infection has resolved. You can get the infection yourself with prolonged touching. For best information, consult your doctor.
They are the leading cause of primary infections originating in hospitals (nosocomial infections) in the United States.
Dogs can certainly carry staph infections. This then means that dogs can definitely carry the staph infection and pass it to humans.