Caused by the staphylococcus bacteria, staph infection invades the body through the nose, gradually spreading the lungs, joints and bones along with bloodstream. The common symptoms here would include boils on the skin followed with impetigo and painful rash in the skin. This is followed scalded skin syndrome where toxins are produced with an oozing discharge from the same.
HOW IS STAPH INFECTION DIAGNOSED?
A dermatologist/ general physician diagnoses this condition by the following tests:
1. Physical examination
2. Testing a tissue sample for bacteria
HOW IS STAPH INFECTION TREATED?
The treatment of Staph Infection involves antibiotics and drainage of the infected area.
DID YOU KNOW?
Staph Infection can be a life-threatening condition.