The staph infection is also known as Staphylococcus aureus is a disease caused by a group of bacteria causing infection in several tissues of a human body. Staph pronounced as ‘Staff” I a kind of infection that related to illness causing from mild to severe range. The mild infections can be treatment with home remedies and never demands expert diagnosis but the severe symptoms require expert diagnosis with an execution of proper treatment.
There are around 30 types of Staphylococci that can affect and infect a human body but the Staphylococcus causes the maximum infection. These bacteria reside in around 25% of the hospital workers and around 30% of adults. They have a reputation to be inefficient in causing any infection in majority of the cases but when the human skin undergoes any damage or injury due to varied reason; these bacteria gets active to lead the injury to serious infections.
People prone to staph infection
Any individual can develop this Staph infection but there are certain groups of people who are highly prone to this disease. Some of these people include:
• Newly born infants
• Women undergoing breastfeeding
• People diagnosed with diabetes
• People diagnosed with cancer
• People having varied vascular disease
• People having lung disease
There are several other people who are intensively prone to this kind of infection. There are people who are exposed to drug intakes are also having the chance to get affected by Staph infection. The individual with skin disorders, surgical incisions, intravenous catheters and people with weakened immunity power also have the exposure to this infection. These people due to varied disorders can easily develop the Staph infection from the bacteria already residing on their body.
Symptoms of Staph Infection
The Staphylococcal disease has the varied signs and symptoms that usually declare their presence of the body. Some of the varied symptoms are:
• One may witness pus with a localized collection in the injured area of the body. This is has different names like boil, furuncle or abscess.
• The affected area by this infection gets reddened, turns painful and gets swollen.
• The Staph when resides in the blood of the human body gives rise to several illness symptoms that can declare its presence in the blood. Some of those illnesses are chills, lower blood pressure and high fevers.
Complication to Staph Infection
The Staph infection generally hurts the human skin to a great extent. It lets the protein layer present on the skin to vanish in a considerable period of time. The “cement” the holds the several layers of the human skin loosens that give rises to sloughing and blister formation. The larger areas of the body when affected can turn deadly giving a burning sensation. The antibiotics are termed best to remove the disorders but they too have certain side-effects that are needed to be noted down. The Staph infection usually affects the children of various age group but the adults too can never be left behind. The expert diagnosis is always required to get the symptoms removed from the human body effectively.