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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Staph cellulitis, a common staph skin infection, causes swelling, warmth, redness and pain, according to WebMD. Sometimes it develops within a skin ulcer or sore, but a break in the skin is not a required symptom. Red li... More »

Skin with a staph infection may be red, swollen and warm to the touch, according to WebMD. Other types of staph infections may appear as blisters, boils or rashes on the surface of the skin. More »

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 »