Staph infections are caused by a bacteria known as Staphylococcus, according to WebMD. The bacteria is easily picked up by the feet, often when a small cut is infected with Staphylococcus. It can be spread easily in lock... More »

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Most minor staph infections clear on their own within 14 days, according to KidsHealth. Using a hot, wet compress on the affected area several times a day to promote draining can help speed up the process and alleviate p... More »

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A staph infection is an infection caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, according to Mayo Clinic. While these bacteria typically live on the skin and in the nose of healthy people, when they are able to enter the body, ... More »

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Staph infections are caused by staphylococcus bacteria, and, according to the Mayo Clinic, usually present no problems beyond minor skin infections. Though infections can get into the bloodstream and become far more seri... More »

Staph infections transfer from an infected individual or carrier to another individual, according to Mayo Clinic. These bacteria are very hearty and are able to survive on clothing, towels, sports equipment and personal ... More »

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Staph infections are caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, according to Mayo Clinic. While these bacteria are typically found in the nose and on the skin of healthy people, when they enter the skin, bones, joints, lungs... More »

Staph bacteria do not cause discrete diseases; rather, they are germs that sometimes infect various parts of the body, according to Mayo Clinic. A staph infection in the bloodstream can lead to septic shock, a potentiall... More »