i used to receive oral sex from prostitutes (with a condom on). I got a swap test on my penis and they said there is heavy growth of staphylococcus aureus.Does this mean my health is in danger?can i be cured? can i spread this to others?I havnt received any symptons so far
The question I have is do you have a wound where the Staph. aureus was found? If so then you would need antibiotic treatment. Although S. aureus can be normal skin bacteria it can also cause wound infections and so forth and some strains are very resistant to antibiotics (MRSA). Have you seen your doctor yet? If you have they should let you know what the treatment plan will be.
If you were treated for the Staph aureus it may be gone from the wound. But it is also present on the skin normally and so when you scratched it you probably broke the skin and created the wound and infection. But, Staph aureus can cause boils, furuncles, impetigo, and it is possible to get it into your blood stream usually from a wound. Were you treated for it? If the wound is gone you are probably ok. Just don't scratch the area. If the wound gets worse and/or if you have a fever then you should go to the doctor. Staph in general is fairly congagious.
if the wound is healed, this is no longer an issue for you. as was already said quite nicely, staph is normal on the skin and not unusual to be found in a small wound in the genital area. As long as the wound healed, no longer an issue.
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