Staph Infection Directory
Staph infections are caused by Staphylococcus ("staph") bacteria. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about staph infections, what causes them, their symptoms, treatment, and much more.
Staph Infection and Cellulitis
WebMD explains staph infections of the skin, including symptoms and treatment.
The Basics of Cellulitis
Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath. WebMD explains causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has been used traditionally as a topical antiseptic and antifungal treatment. WebMD explains the scientific evidence for its effectiveness against everything from athlete's foot to MRSA.
Using Antibiotics Wisely-Topic Overview
What are antibiotics?Antibiotics are medicines that kill bacteria. Bacteria can cause infections such as strep throat, ear infections, urinary tract infections, and sinus infections (sinusitis). There are many types of antibiotics. Each works a little differently and acts on different types of bacteria. Your doctor will decide which antibiotic will work best for your infection.Don't antibiotics ..
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Croup, sore throat, glue ear and Kawasaki disease are among child illnesses parents must know. BootsWebMD has symptoms, pictures, and advice for when to seek medical advice.
Slideshow: MRSA -- What You Need to Know About This "Superbug"
What is MRSA? View pictures of the contagious MRSA bacteria and see what a MRSA skin infection looks like.