Staph Infection Staph InfectionRelated Health News « Back to Staph Infection Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity 'Super Bug' May Thrive in Homes Where Kids Have Staph Infections 'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC African Chimps Carry Drug-Resistant, Human-Linked Staph Antiobiotic Resistance Spikes During Flu Season Are We Finally Outsmarting the MRSA Superbug? Bacteria Flourish in Public Restrooms Blood Infections in ICU Cut With Simple Measures: Study CDC Guidelines Could Cut Bloodstream Infections From Dialysis Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside Nose, Study Finds Deadly 'Super Bug' Controlled in Large Study of Hospitals Doorknobs May Be 'Reservoirs' for MRSA Easy-to-Use IV Antibiotics Could Help Treat Serious Skin Infections Experimental Staph Vaccine Fails to Work, Study Finds Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections Gene Behind Psoriasis Identified, Researchers Say Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA Hospital-Acquired Infections Cost $10 Billion a Year: Study Nearby Livestock May Raise 'Superbug' Risk New Device IDs Disease-Causing Germs Pacifiers Crawling With Germs Pig-to-Human 'Superbug' May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics Preemies Infected With More Dangerous Types of Bacteria: Study Reused Vials, Unsafe Injections Threatening Patients: CDC Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections Some Farm Workers Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds Some Kids' Surgery Should Include Staph Screening: Study Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds U.S. Is Lagging in Effort to Control Superbugs Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Sivextro Approved for Severe Skin Infections Easy-to-Use IV Antibiotics Could Help Treat Serious Skin Infections FDA Approves Antibiotic for Skin Infections Homes Now 'Reservoirs' for Superbug MRSA Dangerous Bacteria Can Lurk Inside Nose, Study Finds Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds 'Superbug' MRSA Infections Aren't Dropping in Children: CDC Hospital-Acquired Infections Cost $10 Billion a Year: Study New Device IDs Disease-Causing Germs Some Farm Workers Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds Deadly 'Super Bug' Controlled in Large Study of Hospitals CDC Guidelines Could Cut Bloodstream Infections From Dialysis Experimental Staph Vaccine Fails to Work, Study Finds Pacifiers Crawling With Germs Blood Infections in ICU Cut With Simple Measures: Study Nearby Livestock May Raise 'Superbug' Risk Eyes May Possess Infection-Killing Power: Study African Chimps Carry Drug-Resistant, Human-Linked Staph Reused Vials, Unsafe Injections Threatening Patients: CDC Antiobiotic Resistance Spikes During Flu Season Are We Finally Outsmarting the MRSA Superbug? 'Super Bug' May Thrive in Homes Where Kids Have Staph Infections Gene Behind Psoriasis Identified, Researchers Say Pig-to-Human 'Superbug' May Be Due to Animal Antibiotics Some Kids' Surgery Should Include Staph Screening: Study Preemies Infected With More Dangerous Types of Bacteria: Study Bacteria Flourish in Public Restrooms U.S. Is Lagging in Effort to Control Superbugs Doorknobs May Be 'Reservoirs' for MRSA Suggested Reading on Staph Infection (Staphylococcus Aureus) by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 26 articles Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different skin conditions. The most Cellulitis Cellulitis is an acute spreading bacterial infection below the surface of the skin characterized by redness, warmth, inflammation, and pain. The most common Boils A boil is a skin abscess, a collection of pus localized deep in the skin. There are several different types of boils. Among them are the following: furuncle Sty A sty is a bump that forms on the eyelid as a result of a blocked gland. Styes may be caused by infections, burns, or trauma to the eyelid. Most styes MRSA MRSA (methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus) bacteria causes skin infections with the following signs and symptoms: cellulitis, abscesses, carbuncles, Impetigo Impetigo is a contagious skin infection caused by staph and strep bacteria. There are two types of impetigo: non-bullous and bullous. Symptoms of non-bullous Diarrhea Diarrhea is a change is the frequency and looseness of bowel movements. Cramping, abdominal pain, and the sensation of rectal urgency are all symptoms Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) Diabetes mellitus is a chronic condition characterized by high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. The two types of diabetes are referred to as type Dehydration Dehydration is the excessive loss of body water. There are a number of causes of dehydration including heat exposure, prolonged vigorous exercise, and Sepsis Sepsis (blood poisoning) is a potentially deadly infection with signs and symptoms that include elevated heart rate, low or high temperature, rapid breathing Spider Bites (Including Black Widow and Brown Recluse) The majority of spiders in the United States are harmless. Two exceptions include the black widow spider and the brown recluse spider. Symptoms of a harmless Cuts, Scrapes and Puncture Wounds Cuts, scrapes, and puncture wounds are common, and most people will experience one of these in their lifetime. Evaluating the injury, and thoroughly cleaning Food Poisoning Food poisoning is common, but can also be life threatening. The most common form of food poisoning is caused by bacteria and include symptoms such as fever, Fever Although a fever technically is any body temperature above the normal of 98.6 degrees F. (37 degrees C.), in practice a person is usually not considered Osteomyelitis Osteomyelitis is an infection of the bone. Potential causes include injections around the bone, fractures that puncture the skin, recent surgeries, and Dog Bite (Treatment) There are millions of dogs living in the United States, and thus many cases of dog bites. Annually, hundreds of people seek emergency medical care for Blepharitis Blepharitis is inflammation of the eyelids. Acne rosacea, Staphylococcal bacteria, allergies, sensitivities to makeup or contact lens solutions, head lice, Nausea and Vomiting Nausea is an uneasiness of the stomach that often precedes vomiting. Nausea and vomiting are not diseases, but they are symptoms of many conditions. The Neutropenia Neutropenia is a marked decrease in the number of neutrophils, neutrophils being a type of white blood cell (specifically a form of granulocyte) filled Burns (First Aid) Burns are categorized by severity as first, second, or third degree. First degree burns are similar to a painful sunburn. The damage is more severe with Cancer Cancer is a disease caused by an abnormal growth of cells, also called malignancy. It is a group of 100 different diseases, and is not contagious. Cancer Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococci (VRE) Vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infection is the most common type of infection acquired by patients while hospitalized. Patients at risk for VRE Pneumonia Pneumonia is inflammation of the lungs caused by fungi, bacteria, or viruses. Symptoms and signs include cough, fever, shortness of breath, and chills. Endocarditis Endocarditis, a serious infection of one of the four heart valves is caused by growth of bacteria on one of the heart valves; leading to an infected massed Vascular Disease Vascular disease includes any condition that affects your circulatory system. Vascular disease ranges from diseases of your arteries, veins and lymph vessels Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) Toxic shock syndrome is an infection that causes symptoms such as low blood pressure, fever, and a rash with peeling skin. Treatment involves IV fluids Medications 14 articles Procedures & Tests 1 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 8 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 4 articles Health News 29 articles Health Features 2 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!