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infectious disease

Can staph infection and herpes connected?
Can herpes side effects give u staph infection?
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Hi,
How are you? Staph infection is bacterial in nature while herpes is due to viral infection. It is possible that there is superimposed infection. With a viral infection, there is also a chance to have a secondary bacterial infection especially if the skin lesion becomes infected. Hope this helps. Take care and regards.
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