Staph infection is a type of bacteria that may cause serious infections if it reaches the body through a skin or respiratory wound, which is a common bacteria present on the skin of most people, and often does not cause disease, and more than 30 types of streptococcus bacteria cause Infections, but the most common type of infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and in this informational video we learn more about infection by Staphylococcus aureus, according to the website “emedicinehealth”.
Questions and answers about Staph infection
Q: What is Staph infection?
–A type of bacteria that causes many types of infections in your body.
–If the bacteria reaches the body either through a wound on the skin or through the respiratory system, it can cause serious infections.
Q: What are the symptoms of staph infection?
– Pus-filled abscesses.
– the pain.
– Redness in the infection area.
– Discharge of pus.
–Staph infection in the blood called (bacteremia or sepsis), its symptoms:
– Fever and chills .
–Reduction of Blood pressure.
s: Types of diseases caused by Staphylococcus aureus?
–Superficial skin infections such as impetigo.
– Inflammation of the skin layers.
–Mastitis and affects lactating women.
–Staph bacteria in the lungs causes pneumonia.
–When streptococcus infection enters the bone, it can cause osteitis.
– Staph infection in the blood also affects the heart or heart valves (endocarditis).
– If staphylococcus enters the bloodstream, it causes sepsis.
Q: What is the treatment of staph?
Treatment depends on the location and severity of the infection.
– Minor skin infections can be treated with antibiotics.
–Abscesses are generally treated with surgery.