Staphylococcus Aureus

Staph Infection

What Are Staph Infections?

It’s common medical knowledge for quite some time that Staphylococcus aureus has been recognized as one of the most important disease causing bacteria in human beings. It’s the leading cause of skin and soft tissue infections like abscesses, commonly known as boils, furuncles as well as cellulitis. Although they can be extremely painful, most staph infections such as pneumonia and bone and joint infections can be treated with antibiotics. Most of the infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus affect the skin or soft tissue.

How to Treat Staph Infections

Abscesses are common to Staphylococcus aureus and appear as pockets of infection at the injury site. They are usually filled with pus and are extremely painful and swollen, They may also feel warm to the touch and are extremely sensitive. Cellulitis is also a result of Staphylococcus aureus and is an infection that affects the area beneath the skin. It is usually caused by a cut or scrape, sometimes unnoticeable, which allows a portal of entry for the bacteria. It is most commonly seen on the legs and arms although it has been known to spread to all parts of the body. The level of discomfort is intense and includes redness, swelling and severe pain. When left untreated, Cellulitis can lead to pneumonia as well as other bloodstream infections. Because we know how devastating a Staph infection can be, Clear Gear Sports Spray is specially designed to kill the bacteria that cause illnesses like Staphylococcus aureus (Staph). Clear Gear Sports Spray can be used in a variety of applications such as treating objects shared at schools, daycares, locker rooms, on backpacks, even the cases of our cell phones and tablets.

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Help Disinfect Staph Infections

Some common symptoms of these types of infections can include difficulty breathing, overall malaise, fever and chills. Flu like symptoms are also often reported. Staphylococcus aureus can easily be spread by skin to skin contact as we see in contact sports, sharing equipment, protective gear, towels and helmets or by coming in to contact with someone who has the infection with an open wound. Keeping clean is at the top of the list of making sure you limit your chances of getting Staphylococcus aureus. At Clear Gear, we believe that prevention is the best cure and Clear Gear Sports Spray can help in the prevention of some of the most horrendous diseases and illnesses out there.

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