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5 Things You Need to Know About Staph Infection Symptoms

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5 Things You Need to Know About Staph Infection Symptoms
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If you have a boil or abscess that continues to get worse after three or four days, see your doctor. Other signs of a serious staph infection, like MRSA, include a high fever, chills and shortness of breath. If the skin around the boil or abscess begins to turn red or becomes painful to the touch, it may be a sign that the staph infection is spreading to other parts of your body.

If you have a boil or abscess that continues to get worse after three or four days, see your doctor. Other signs of a serious staph infection, like MRSA, include a high fever, chills and shortness of breath. If the skin around the boil or abscess begins to turn red or becomes painful to the touch, it may be a sign that the staph infection is spreading to other parts of your body.

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