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 Infections: Symptoms, Stages, Causes, Treatment, Contagiousness
WebMD explains staph infections of the skin, including symptoms and treatment.
Cellulitis: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments
Cellulitis is a common infection of the skin and the soft tissues underneath. WebMD explains causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention.
Diagnosing and Treating MRSA Infections
WebMD's guide to the diagnosis and treatments for MRSA, a potentially dangerous staph infection.
Staph Infections and MRSA in Children: Prevention, Symptoms, and Treatment
MRSA, a staph infection, is on the rise among children, often sending them to the hospital. WebMD explains how children catch MRSA and which symptoms to look for.
Slideshows & Images
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.
Slideshow: Childhood Illnesses Every Parent Should Know
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.